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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