You can schedule a control action to be run in the future - either once, or on a recurring basis.

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Select the Control tab:

To schedule control actions for a resource with built-in control commands, navigate to the target resource, as described in Run a Built-in Control Action .

To schedule control actions for a resource with built-in control commands, navigate to the target resource, as described in Run a Control Action from a List of Custom Controls.

2

In the Control Action Schedule section of the page, click New.

3

On the New Scheduled Control Action Page select a control action from the Control Action pulldown.

4

Enter values in the following fields:

Description

Start — Specify when you want to run the control action (or kick off a schedule of periodic control action execution):

Click immediately if you want vCenter Hyperic to initiate the control action as soon as you save the schedule.

Otherwise, select the date and a time you want vCenter Hyperic to run the control action.

The Recur pulldown appears.

5

Determine the frequency with which vCenter Hyperic repeats the control action:

Never - select this option if you only want to run the command once.

Daily

Weekly

Monthly

6

Click OK.