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Managing Exclusions

Exclusions are used to prevent the execution of scheduled groups during defined periods of time. For example, you may wish to prevent a particular group from running whilst month end processes are being completed.

To add an exclusion set
  1. Open the Scheduler menu group in the navigation panel.
  2. Select the Exclusions node. The exclusions screen is displayed.

  3. Click the Add button. The Add Exclusion screen is displayed.

  4. Enter a Name for the set of exclusion periods. The value for this field can be a maximum of 40 characters (no spaces). Valid characters include numbers, letters, underscore (_) and dash (-).
  5. Provide a Description of the exclusion set to provide further details.
  6. Select the Active option so that the exclusion periods are applied. You can deactivate an exclusion set if required.
To add an exclusion period
  1. Click the Add button on the right-hand side, above the exclusion periods list.
  2. Enter the exclusion period From and Thru dates and times. These dates and times are inclusive, so any groups that are equal to or within the ranges will not execute.
  3. Select the Active option on each line to ensure that the exclusion period is applied.
  4. You can add as many exclusion periods as are required.
  5. To save your changes click the Save button at the top.
To delete an individual exclusion period
  1. Click the Delete button next to a period to be removed.

To delete an exclusion set
  1. Click the Delete button at the top right corner of the exclusion set.

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