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This is documentation for Caché & Ensemble.

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Tasks

Work with tasks (Task Manager) programmatically (schedule, export definitions, query, and so on).

Background Information

A task is a unit of work that you schedule via the Task Manager in the Management Portal; see “Using the Task Manager” in the Caché System Administration Guide.

Available Tools

Persistent class that represents tasks. This class includes methods like the following:

  • AssignSettings()

  • ExportTasks()

  • Resume()

  • RunNow()

  • And others

It also provides class queries including the following:

  • QuickTaskList()

  • SuspendedTasks()

  • TaskList()

  • And others

Availability: All namespaces.

%SYS.Task class and classes in the %SYS.Task package

These classes define an API to schedule tasks to run in the background.

Availability: All namespaces.