Scheduling

Overview

Set weekly schedules for shutdown and startup times for Instances and VM’s, apply Power Schedules to Instances pre or post-provisioning, apply Power Schedule policies on Group or Clouds, or use Guidance to automatically recommend and apply optimized Power Schedules.

Power Schedules

Create Power Schedule

  1. Navigate to Operations -> Scheduling

  2. Select + ADD

  3. Configure the following options:

    NAME

    Name of the Power Schedule

    DESCRIPTION

    Description for the Power Schedule

    TIME ZONE

    Time Zone the Power Schedule times correlate to.

    TYPE
    Power On

    Power Up and then Down at scheduled times

    Power off

    Power Down then Up at scheduled times

    Enabled

    Check for Power Schedule to be Active. Uncheck to disable Power Schedule.

    DAYS

    Slide the start and end time controls for each day to configure each days Schedule. Green sections indicate Power on, red sections indicate Power Off. Time indicated applies to selected Time Zone.

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  4. Select SAVE CHANGES

Tip

To view the Instances a power schedule is currently set on, select the name of a Power Schedule to go to the Power Schedule Detail Page.

Add Power Schedule to Instance

  1. Navigate to Provisioning -> Instances
  2. Select an Instance
  3. Select EDIT
  4. In the POWER SCHEDULE dropdown, select a Power Schedule.
  5. Select SAVE CHANGES

Add Power Schedule to Virtual Machine

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure -> Hosts -> Virtual Machines
  2. Select a Virtual Machine
  3. Select EDIT
  4. Expand the Advanced Options section
  5. In the POWER SCHEDULE dropdown, select a Power Schedule.
  6. Select SAVE CHANGES

Add Power Schedule to a Cloud

Note

Power Schedule Policies apply to Instances created in the Cloud after the Policy is enabled.

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure -> Clouds

  2. Select a Cloud by clicking on the name of the Cloud to go to the Cloud Detail page.

  3. Select the POLICIES tab in the Cloud Detail page.

  4. Select + ADD

  5. Select TYPE Power Schedule

  6. Configure the Power Schedule Policy:

    DESCRIPTION

    Add details about your Policy for reference in the Policies tab.

    Enabled

    Policies can be edited and disabled or enabled at any time. Disabling a Power Schedule Policy will prevent the Power Schedule from running on the Clouds Instances until re-enabled.

    ENFORCEMENT TYPE
    • User Configurable: Power Schedule choice is editable by User during provisioning.
    • Fixed Schedule: User cannot change Power Schedule setting during provisioning.
    POWER SCHEDULE

    Select Power Schedule to use in the Policy. Power schedule can be added in Operations -> Scheduling

    Permissions- TENANTS

    Leave blank to apply to all Tenants, or search for and select Tenants to enforce the Policy on specific Tenants.

  7. Select SAVE CHANGES

Add Power Schedule to a Group

Note

Power Schedule Policies apply to Instances created or moved into the Group after the Policy is enabled.

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure -> Groups

  2. Select a Group by clicking on the name of the Group to go to the Group Detail page.

  3. Select the POLICIES tab in the Group Detail page.

  4. Select + ADD

  5. Select TYPE Power Schedule

  6. Configure the Power Schedule Policy:

    DESCRIPTION

    Add details about your Policy for reference in the Policies tab.

    Enabled

    Policies can be edited and disabled or enabled at any time. Disabling a Power Schedule Policy will prevent the Power Schedule from running on the Groups Instances until re-enabled.

    ENFORCEMENT TYPE
    • User Configurable: Power Schedule choice is editable by User during provisioning.
    • Fixed Schedule: User cannot change Power Schedule setting during provisioning.
    POWER SCHEDULE

    Select Power Schedule to use in the Policy. Power schedule can be added in Operations -> Scheduling

    Permissions- TENANTS

    Leave blank to apply to all Tenants, or search for and select Tenants to enforce the Policy on specific Tenants.

Execution Schedules

Create Execution Schedule

  • NAME
  • DESCRIPTION
  • TIME ZONE
  • Enabled
  • SCHEDULE
  • 0 0 * * *
  • Every day at 00:00✖