Background tasks

Background task is a task performed in the system for a long period of time.

In the "Background tasks" module you can view the background tasks and monitor their statuses. You can also view their parameters and terminate them.

Module «Background tasks»
T-bullet.gif View a list of tasks
T-edit.png View task parameters
T-stop.png Terminate task

 

View a list of tasks

  • Script name - the name of the script or program file.
  • PID-file - a file containing the process identification number (PID) that is stored in the file system thus allowing other programs to find out the pid of a running script.
  • Queue name - еру name of the queue where you task is specified.
  • Number in the queue - task number in the queue.
  • Status - the current task status:
    • P-lt1.png - the task has started;
    • QUE - the task is in the queue;
    • P-lt33.png- the task has been successfully completed;
    • P-lt4.png - an error occurred while processing the task.
    • P-lt5.png - the task was not started bacause an asscociated task failed.

View task parameters

If you want to view parameters of an existing background task, locate the one you need and click the "Edit" icon. The information is read-only.

Module «Background tasks»
  • Script name - the name of the script or program file.
  • Queue name - the name of the queue where you task is specified.
  • Number in the queue - task number in the queue.
  • Start time - time when the task started.
  • End time - time when the task stopped.
  • PID-file - a file containing the process identification number (PID) that is stored in the file system thus allowing other programs to find out the pid of a running script.
  • Dependencies
  • Additional information - any information related to this task, for example description of the error that occurred while executing this task.

Terminate task

If you wish to terminate a background task, select it from the list and click the "Delete" icon. If the background task is running, it will be terminated by the Kill command.

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