RandomDelay (timeTriggerType) Element

Contains the delay time that is randomly added to the start time of the trigger. 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.

<xs:element name="RandomDelay"

The element is defined by the timeTriggerType complex type.

Parent element

ElementDerived fromDescription
TimeTrigger (triggerGroup) timeTriggerType

Specifies a trigger that starts a task when the trigger is activated.


For C++ development, see RandomDelay Property of ITimeTrigger.

For script development, see TimeTrigger.RandomDelay.


Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]