Workspace Environment Management

Triggers

Create triggers and associate tasks with them. When activated, the triggers start the associated tasks in the user environment. To view the tasks associated with a trigger, click the trigger to expand its row.

You can perform the following operations:

  • Create a trigger

  • Refresh the view

  • Edit a trigger

  • Clone a trigger

  • Manage associations

  • Delete a trigger

Tip:

You can quickly enable or disable a trigger by using the toggle in the State column.

Create a trigger

To create a trigger, perform the following steps:

  1. In Triggers, click Create trigger.

  2. Specify a name for the trigger.

  3. Optionally, specify additional information to help you identify the trigger.

  4. Choose whether to enable (Yes) or disable (No) the trigger.

    Note:

    If disabled, the agent does not evaluate and process the trigger.

  5. Select a trigger type from the list and fill in the required information.

    • Scheduled

    • Windows event

    Tip:

  6. In Summary, verify that you created the trigger as intended.

  7. When you have finished, click Done to save and exit.

Available trigger types

The following trigger types are available for selection:

  • Scheduled. Schedules when to activate the trigger. The following options are available:

    • Date and time. Specify when the trigger is activated.
    • Repeat. Select Yes to specify how often the trigger is activated. For example, every one hour, every two hours, every day, every two days. If you select Week or Month, you can specify one or more specific days. Select No if you want the trigger to activate only once.
  • Windows event. Lets you define the criteria that Windows events must meet to activate the trigger. The following options are available:

    • Add criterion. Define the criteria that Windows events must meet to activate the trigger.

    • Interval. Specify an interval, in minutes, for the trigger. After being activated, the trigger will not be activated again until the specified interval elapses.

    Note:

    Only Windows classic event logs such as Application, System, or Security are supported.

Edit a trigger

To edit a trigger, perform the following steps:

  1. In Triggers, select the trigger.

  2. Click Edit in the action bar.

  3. Make changes as needed.

  4. In Summary, verify that you made the changes as intended.

  5. When you have finished, click Done to save and exit.

Clone a trigger

To clone a trigger, perform the following steps:

  1. In Triggers, select the trigger.

  2. Click Clone in the action bar.

  3. Specify a name for the clone.

  4. Optionally, specify additional information to help you identify the trigger.

  5. Select a configuration set to clone the trigger to.

  6. When you have finished, click Done to save and exit.

Manage associations

To manage associations for a trigger, perform the following steps:

  1. In Triggers, select the trigger.

  2. Click Manage associations in the action bar.

  3. Select scripted tasks to associate them with the trigger or unselect scripted tasks to unassociate. If needed, use the search box to quickly search for a task.

  4. Choose whether to show only triggers that apply to this task.

  5. When you have finished, click Done to save and exit.

Delete a trigger

To delete a trigger, perform the following steps:

  1. In Triggers, select the trigger.

  2. Click Delete in the action bar.

Note:

If you delete a trigger with which scripted tasks are associated, it will no longer trigger those tasks.

Triggers