WaitTimeout (idleSettingsType) Element
Specifies the amount of time that the Task Scheduler will wait for an idle condition to occur. If no value is specified for this element, then the Task Scheduler service will wait indefinitely for an idle condition to occur. The format for this string is PnYnMnDTnHnMnS, where nY is the number of years, nM is the number of months, nD is the number of days, 'T' is the date/time separator, nH is the number of hours, nM is the number of minutes, and nS is the number of seconds (for example, PT5M specifies 5 minutes and P1M4DT2H5M specifies one month, four days, two hours, and five minutes). For more information about the duration type, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=106886. The minimum time allowed is 1 minute.
<xs:element name="WaitTimeout" default="PT1H" minOccurs="0" > <xs:simpleType> <xs:restriction base="duration" > <xs:minInclusive value="PT1M" /> </xs:restriction> </xs:simpleType> </xs:element>
The element is defined by the idleSettingsType complex type.
Specifies how the Task Scheduler performs tasks when the computer is in an idle state.
For script development, this idle setting is specified using the IdleSettings.WaitTimeout property.
For C++ development, this idle setting is specified using the IIdleSettings::WaitTimeout property.
The following XML defines an idle setting that waits 24 hours for an idle condition to occur.
Minimum supported client
|Windows Vista [desktop apps only]|
Minimum supported server
|Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]|
Build date: 11/16/2013