MaintenanceSettings (maintenanceSettingsType) Element

Specifies how the Task Scheduler performs tasks during Automatic maintenance.

<xs:element name="MaintenanceSettings"
    type="maintenanceSettingsType"
    minOccurs="0"
 />

The MaintenanceSettings element is defined by the maintenanceSettingsType complex type.

Parent element

ElementDerived fromDescription
Settings settingsType

Contains the settings that the Task Scheduler uses to perform the task.

Child elements

ElementTypeDescription
Deadline

Specifies the amount of time after which the Task scheduler will attempt to start task during emergency Automatic maintenance, if it failed to complete during regular maintenance.

Exclusive boolean

If set to true, the task will be started exclusively among other maintenance tasks.

Period

Specifies how often the task needs to be started during Automatic maintenance.

Remarks

For C++ programming, this idle setting is specified using the ITaskSettings3::MaintenanceSettings property.

Examples

The following XML defines a settings element that instructs Task Scheduler to execute task once in 5 days during regular Automatic maintenance and if failed for 15 days, start attempting the task during the emergency Automatic maintenance.


<Settings>
    <MaintenanceSettings>
        <Period>P5D</Period>
        <Deadline>P15D</Deadline>
    </MaintenanceSettings>       
</Settings>


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps only]

See also

Task Scheduler Schema Elements
Task Scheduler

 

 

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