BootTrigger (triggerGroup) Element

Specifies a trigger that starts a task when the system is booted.

<xs:element name="BootTrigger"
    type="bootTriggerType"
 />

The BootTrigger element is defined by the bootTriggerType complex type.

Parent element

ElementDerived fromDescription
Triggers triggersType

Specifies the triggers that start the task.

Child elements

ElementTypeDescription
Delay (bootTriggerType) duration

Specifies the amount of time between when the system is booted and when the task is started.

Enabled (triggerBaseType) boolean

Specifies that the trigger is enabled.

EndBoundary (triggerBaseType) dateTime

Specifies the date and time when the trigger is deactivated. The trigger cannot start the task after it is deactivated.

ExecutionTimeLimit (triggerBaseType) duration

Specifies the maximum amount of time in which the task can be started by the trigger.

Repetition (triggerBaseType) repetitionType

Specifies how often the task is run and how long the repetition pattern is repeated after the task is started.

StartBoundary (triggerBaseType) dateTime

Specifies the date and time when the trigger is activated.

Attributes

NameTypeDescription
Idstring

The identifier of the trigger.

Remarks

For script development, a boot trigger is defined by the BootTrigger object.

For C++ development, a boot trigger is defined by the IBootTrigger object.

Examples

For a complete example of the XML for a task that specifies a boot trigger, see Boot Trigger Example (XML).

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

See also

Task Scheduler Schema Elements
Task Scheduler

 

 

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