Creating a PIM Search Index Scheduler

Navigate to: Marketing > Site Search > Manage PIM Indexes >"Create Scheduler" button

The scheduler is used for updating the PIM Search Index scheduler. An administrator can define the scheduler to update the PIM Search Index scheduler 

When adding and editing scheduler details, the following details are visible on the pop-up screen:

  1. TouchPoint Name - The Touchpoint name is auto-generated and Scheduler Type is defaulted to Scheduled. 
  2. Scheduler Name - The administrator can define a unique name for the Scheduler from this section. (Scheduler name can be added only while creating a scheduler. Once the scheduler is created the name is not editable).
  3. Scheduler Setting 
    1. The Schedule Setting section has the following options available for defining a schedule:
      1. Scheduler Setting One Time - The purpose is to define a schedule that updates the PIM Search Index one time when the administrator selects One-time Scheduler.
        1. When the administrator selects one time option the following screen is displayed
        2. An administrator can enter the following information and click on save to configure the scheduler:
          1. Start Date - The administrator can select the "Start Date" for the defined job
          2. Time - The administrator can select the "time" for the defined job 
          3. Enabled - When this field is checked the defined job is active
      2. Scheduler Setting Recurring  - The purpose is to define a schedule so that the job executes multiple times a day, or runs on specific days and months as per the defined schedule for the job execution
        1. When the administrator selects the Recurring option the following screen is displayed
        2. An administrator can enter the following information and click on save to configure the scheduler:
          1. Cron - A Cron Expression is a definition of the schedule onto which the recurring jobs are executed. A user-friendly Cron expression description is displayed when a user clicks on Commonly Used Cron Expressions. Administrators can copy any Cron Expression and add it in the CRON Expression field.
          2. When this field is checked the defined job is active. 

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