UiPath Orchestrator Guide

Field Descriptions

The Schedules Page

Field
Description

Search

Looks for schedules that match your input. You can search according to schedule, process and/or environment name.

Filter filter_icon

Enables you to filter the page according to the state of the schedule (Enabled or Disabled).
The icon changes as follows:

  • filter_icon_no_filters - a filter is not applied
  • filter_icon_filter_applied - a filter is applied; if you click the Filters button when it is in this state, all filters are removed.

Add

Opens the Add Schedule window, which enables you to create a new schedule. For more information, see The Add Schedule Window.

Active

Indicates if a schedule is active or not. A disabled schedule displays the disabled icon. An enabled schedule displays the enabled icon.
When hovering over one of these icons, a check box that enables you to select a schedule is displayed.

Name

The custom name that was given to the schedule when it was created.

Process

The name of the process that has been scheduled to be executed.

Environment

The name of the environment that is used in a given schedule.

Trigger Details

Displays the time when the execution of the process is scheduled. The time is displayed according to the time zone you selected when creating the schedule.

Next Run Time

Displays the amount of time until the next execution of the process. Hovering over this field displays the exact time and date. If the schedule is in a different timezone than the one configured per tenant, the difference is displayed in the tooltip.

Stop After

Displays the amount of time to pass before the execution of the scheduled processes stops.
Note: The amount of time specified in the Stop After section elapses according to the specifications, even if the job is queued. For example, if you schedule a job to run at 1 p.m. and set it to stop after 20 minutes, the job stops at 1:20 p.m. even if it had stayed in a queue until 1:15 p.m., and then started.

Edit

Opens the Edit Schedule window, which enables you to make changes to a schedule.

More Actions more_actions_icon

It is displayed when hovering over a schedule. It enables you to access a menu with multiple options:

  • View Jobs - Displays all the jobs started by the corresponding schedule in the Jobs page.
  • Delete - Deletes the corresponding schedule - schedules can be deleted even if they are active.
  • Disable - Disables an active schedule. This option is available only if the selected schedule is enabled.
  • Enable - Enables the selected schedule. This option is available only if the selected schedule is disabled.

When selecting schedules, the Delete, Disable and Enable buttons are also available at the top of the page, instead of the Search and Filter options. Please note that you cannot delete, disable or enable more than one schedule at a time.

The Add Schedule Window

Field
Description

Name

Mandatory.
Adds a custom name to your schedule, so that you can easily identify them.

Processes

Mandatory.
Displays a list of all the available processes and enables you to select the one that you want to schedule.

Timezone

Mandatory.
The timezone according to which the schedule is executed. By default, UTC is selected.

Triggers

Execute a process:

  • every few 1, 5, 10, 15 or 30 minutes;
  • once a day, once a week or once a month;
  • on a daily basis at a specific hour;
  • on selected weekdays at an indicated hour;
  • according to a custom cron expression.
    The schedule is configured by default to start once every minute on all Robots, without a stop time.

Execution Target

Execute the specified package on:

  • All Robots - enables you to execute the schedule on all the Robots from the indicated environment (the default option)
  • Specific Robots - displays all Robots assigned to the selected process and enables you to manually select them
  • A Number of Robots - displays a field in which you can specify the number of Robots to execute the selected process. Robots with the Available status have priority

Actions

Enables the schedule to stop after a specified amount of time, which can be expressed in days, hours or minutes. By default, the Stop After check box is not selected.

Note: The maximum accepted value for Stop After is 10 Days.

Additionally, select Stop or Kill if you want to stop or force stop the schedule. Kill is selected by default.

Note: The amount of time indicated in the Stop After section elapses according to your specifications, even if the job is queued. For example, if you schedule a job to run at 1 p.m. and set it to stop after 20 minutes, at 1:20 p.m. the job stops even if it had stayed in a queue until 1:15 p.m., and then started.

Create

Creates the schedule with the selected configuration and saves it in the database. This button is available only if you selected a process, configured a schedule and chosen the Robot(s) to execute it.

Cancel

Closes the Add Schedule window without saving your settings.


Field Descriptions