Scheduling Windows devices & groups power cycles

The Scheduler tab of the Device Manager category can be used to schedule automatic power operations on devices.

Adding a new scheduler task

To schedule a task:

  1. On the Scheduler tab, click Tasks > Add to open the Device Scheduler Properties dialog.
  2. Select the Enable this scheduled entry option.
  3. Select an action in the Action drop-down list:
    • Device group switch on
    • Device group log off
    • Device group switch off
    • Device group reboot
    • Device group lock
  4. Select a device group in the Target drop-down list.
  5. Specify the task start date and time.
  6. Select the Repeat option from the following choices:
    • Never (a task will run only once, as specified in the Start and Time fields)
    • Every day
    • Every week
    • Every 2 weeks
    • Every month
    • Every year
    • On specific day(s) of the week. When selecting this option, select the day(s) of the week.
  7. Enter a task description in the Description field.
  8. Click OK to create the task.

Managing scheduled tasks

To modify an existing task, right-click it in the Schedule List and click Properties in the context menu.

To enable or disable an event, right-click it, click Properties, and then select or clear the Enable this scheduled entry option.

To execute a scheduled task immediately, right-click it and click Execute Now in the context menu.

To delete a task, right-click it and then click Delete.

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