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
    Field Description
    Active If true, the entity will be generated at the scheduled date and time.
    Run The 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 Interval If Run is Periodically, the duration between each scheduled generation.
    Time If Run is Weekly or Monthly the time of day, on a 24 hour clock.
    Starting The date and time of the first scheduled generation.
    Conditional If checked, the entity will only be generated if certain conditions are met.
    Condition If 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 this A reference to a template for a record.