Ioana Tudor (IoanaTudor)
Senior System Architect for Pega
IoanaTudor Member since 2012 6 posts
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Posted: 26 May 2021 5:45 EDT
Last activity: 28 May 2021 0:58 EDT

Can Job Schedulers have their schedule overriden?


For Advanced Agents, the administrator could taylor the schedule using the Agent Schedule, based on the Production Environment specific requirement, without having to update the Agent Rule. This also helped when the Administrator would need to force the agent to run at a specific time: one could update the Agent schedule with a new schedule, wait for the change to apply, then, after successful outcome, revert to the previous schedule. 

For Job Scheduler, I don't see this option. Is there something that I miss? 

For agents - especially those that ran at large time intervals, we used to use the Agent Schedule in order to test in Staging environment that the Agent was running as expected and doing what it had to do, without having to wait for the specific moment it ran. How can we test Job Schedulers from this perspective?

Are there any prospects to provide the same flexibility for Job Schedulers in future versions?

I think the above questions apply to queue processors as well.

Thank you,


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Pega Platform 8.3.5 System Administration Senior System Architect