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This is documentation for Caché & Ensemble. See the InterSystems IRIS version of this content.

For information on migrating to InterSystems IRIS, see Why Migrate to InterSystems IRIS?

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

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

These classes define an API to schedule tasks to run in the background. They include methods like the following:

  • AssignSettings()

  • ExportTasks()

  • Resume()

  • RunNow()

  • And others

They also inherits class queries from the %SYS.TaskSuper class, such as:

  • QuickTaskList()

  • SuspendedTasks()

  • TaskList()

  • And others

Availability: All namespaces.

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