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TimeTrigger object

Scripting object that represents a trigger that starts a task at a specific date and time.

Members

The TimeTrigger object has these types of members:

Properties

The TimeTrigger object has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

Enabled

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets a Boolean value that indicates whether the trigger is enabled.

EndBoundary

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets the date and time when the trigger is deactivated. The trigger cannot start the task after it is deactivated.

ExecutionTimeLimit

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets the maximum amount of time that the task launched by the trigger is allowed to run.

Id

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets the identifier for the trigger.

RandomDelay

Read/write

Gets or sets a delay time that is randomly added to the start time of the trigger.

Repetition

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets how often the task is run and how long the repetition pattern is repeated after the task is started.

StartBoundary

Read/write

Inherited from Trigger. Gets or sets the date and time when the trigger is activated. This element is required.

Type

Read-only

Inherited from Trigger. Gets the type of the trigger.

 

Remarks

The StartBoundary element is a required element for time and calendar triggers (TimeTrigger and CalendarTrigger).

When reading or writing XML for a task, an idle trigger is specified using the TimeTrigger element of the Task Scheduler schema.

Examples

For more information and example code for this scripting object, see Time Trigger Example (Scripting).

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Type library

Taskschd.tlb

DLL

Taskschd.dll

See also

TriggerCollection
TriggerCollection.Create

 

 

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