Change the schedule timing
Last modified on 31 May 2016 03:17 PM
You can change the time that PaperCut will perform it’s nightly maintenance by using the Config Editor. By default these run at 12:55am (i.e. the config setting is
Prior to version 11.2 the daily maintenance tasks were run at 1:15am. This was changed to avoid issues around daylight savings change overs, which could result in the job not being run.
The format of the value is a string comprised of 6 fields separated by white space. The format is similar to the “cron” format which is a job scheduler used in linux/unix. Fields can contain any of the allowed values, along with various combinations of the allowed special characters for that field. The fields are as follows:
Field Name Mandatory Allowed Values - YES 0 Minutes YES 0–59 Hours YES 0–23 Day of month YES 1–31 ? or * Month YES 1–12 or JAN-DEC or ? or * Day of week YES 1–7 or SUN-SAT or ?
The asterix (*) can be considered to be the same as saying “every” For example:- If I want my maintenance to run on a particular day of the month (say, the 28th), but want it to run every month, I would put “28” in the day-of-month field, and “*” in the Month field.
From the example above we have:- 0 0 3 28 * ?
0 15 1 * * ? - Daily 1:15AM 0 0 4 * * ? - Daily 4:00AM 0 0 2 ? * 1 - Sunday 2:00AM
To make this change perform the following steps: