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Schedule the generation of an entity

Schedule the generation of an entity

You can schedule the generation of entities, which include changes, incidents, and CIs.

  1. Navigate to System Definition > Scheduled Jobs.

  2. Click New.

  3. Select Automatically generate something (a change, an incident, a ci, etc) from a template.

  4. Populate the following fields:

    Table 1. Schedule entity generation
    FieldDescription
    ActiveIf true, the entity will be generated at the scheduled date and time.
    RunThe type of schedule to generate the entity on. Choices are:
    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
    • Periodically
    • Once
    Day
    • If Run is Weekly, the day of the week
    • If Run is Monthly, the day of the month.
    Repeat IntervalIf Run is Periodically, the duration between each scheduled generation.
    TimeIf Run is Weekly or Monthly the time of day, on a 24 hour clock.
    StartingThe date and time of the first scheduled generation.
    ConditionalIf checked, the entity will only be generated if certain conditions are met.
    ConditionIf Conditional is checked, a script determines under what conditions the scheduled script is executed. The last expression of the script should evaluate to a Boolean (true/false) value.
    Generate thisA reference to a template for a record.

Products > ServiceNow Platform > Time Configuration; Versions > Istanbul