Depot Manager Tutorial 28:

Working with Maintenance Tasks


Each device must be configured for task scheduling before you can schedule tasks.

  1. Click Administration > Depot, and select Administration to open the Administration tab, if it is not already selected.
  2. Click the checkbox next to Enable task scheduling to enable task scheduling.
  3. Click Save.

Scheduling a Task

The procedures for scheduling tasks is different for each type of task. But the result is the same. When successfully scheduled, the task appears in the task list on the Maintenance Tasks page.

To schedule a Device Reboot

  1. Click Devices to open the Devices window.
  2. Click the drop-down menu arrow next to the device you want to reboot, then select Reboot device. A window appears asking you to confirm that you want to reboot the selected device.
  3. Click Yes. A message appears advising that the task has been scheduled.

Finding a Task in the Maintenance Tasks Window

If you have successfully scheduled a maintenance task, you will be able to search for and find it in the Maintenance Tasks window.

  1. Click Maintenance > Maintenance Tasks to open the Maintenance Tasks window.
  2. Enter the Device Title.
  3. Select a Depot from the drop-down menu, or click the checkbox to select All Depots.
  4. Select a User Name from the drop-down menu, or click the checkbox to select All Users.
  1. Enter a Task Title, if applicable.
  2. Select a Task Type from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select a Time Created from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click to select as many Task Statuses that apply.
  5. Click Search. Depot Manager creates a list of tasks that match the search criteria.

Except for scheduling, tasks are automatic. Therefore, the status is automatically generated by Depot Manager.