Scheduled Tasks: Edit

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How To Access[edit]

  • Select System  Manage  Scheduled Tasks and push the '+ New' button from the toolbar or..
  • Select System  Manage  Scheduled Tasks and select a Task from the list.


When you create a new Task by pushinh the + New button, you wil see the following screen where you can choose which type of task you want to create. Help-4x-components-scheduler-manager-tasks-new-en.png

Task type Image Size Check[edit]

Check images, resize if larger than allowed. Attention: The original file will be overwritten!


  • Directory. (sampledata, banners, headers) The Directory of the image to check.
  • Dimension. (Width, Height) The dimension of the image to check.

Advanced Tab[edit]

This tab is for all Task types the same.


Execution History Tab[edit]

This tab is for all Task types the same.


Details Tab[edit]

This tab is for all Task types the same.


Permissions Tab[edit]

This tab is for all Task types the same.


To change the permissions for this extension, do the following.

  • Select the Group by clicking its title located on the left.
  • Find the desired Action. Possible Actions are:
    • Delete. Users can delete content of this extension.
    • Edit. Users can edit content of this extension.
    • Edit State. User can change the published state and related information for content of this extension.
    • Test task. Users can test task of this extension.
  • Select the desired permission for the action you wish to change. Possible settings are:
    • Inherited. Inherited for users in this Group from the Global Configuration permissions of this extension.
    • Allowed. Allowed for users in this Group. Note that, if this action is Denied at one of the higher levels, the Allowed permission here will not take effect. A Denied setting cannot be overridden.
    • Denied. Denied for users in this Group.
  • Click Save in Toolbar at top. When the screen refreshes, the Calculated Setting column will show the effective permission for this Group and Action.

Task type Demo Task - Sleep[edit]

Sleep, do nothing for x seconds.


Task type Stress Memory[edit]

What happens to a task when the PHP memory limit is exhausted?


Task type Stress Memory, Override Limit[edit]

What happens to a task when the system memory is exhausted?


Task type Resumable Task[edit]

A simple task to demonstrate resumable task behaviour.


Task type GET Request[edit]

Make GET requests to a server. Supports a custom timeout and authorization headers.


Task type Toggle Offline[edit]

Toggles the site's status on each run.


Task type Set Site Online[edit]

Sets site status to online on each run.


Task type Set Site Offline[edit]

Sets site status to offline on each run.


Quick Tips[edit]