Can we execute a step on a particular day?

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Can we execute a step on a particular day?

Post by Suman S » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:20 am


There is a Job which runs daily per it's CA-7 schedule. I want to add a step in the existing Job which should run on thursday. Is this possible? And is it a good practice?

please help.

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Re: Can we execute a step on a particular day?

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:45 pm


You can do what you've asked for, however, suggest you create a separate Job with the step you want to execute and schedule it to execute on Thrusday - that way it'll be a better design, IMHO.


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Re: Can we execute a step on a particular day?

Post by Robert Sample » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:27 pm

You would need to set up a new schedid for Thursday for that job. CA-7 allows you to use conditional logic based on schedid to determine which steps to include in the submitted job.

However, a separate job would be simpler overall and cause fewer maintenance problems down the road.

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