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Actions (taskType) Element

Contains the actions performed by the task.

<xs:element name="Actions"
    type="actionsType"
 />

The Actions element is defined by the taskType complex type.

Parent element

ElementDerived fromDescription
Task taskType

Describes the task that is performed by the Task Scheduler service.

Child elements

ElementTypeDescription
ComHandler comHandlerType

Specifies an action that fires a handler.

Exec execType

Specifies an action that executes a command-line operation.

SendEmail sendEmailType

Specifies an action that sends an email message.

ShowMessage showMessageType

Specifies an action that shows a message box.

Attributes

NameTypeDescription
Context 

Principal identifier of the user who is the security context for the actions of the task.

Remarks

The child elements listed previously (maximum 32) are defined by the actionGroup group. These elements can be added in any order.

For C++ development, the actions of a task are defined in the IActionCollection interface.

For script development, the actions of a task are defined in the ActionCollection object.

Examples

For more information and a complete example of the XML for a task that contains a single execution action, see Time Trigger Example (XML).

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

See also

taskType
actionGroup
Task Scheduler Schema Elements
Task Scheduler

 

 

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