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Task Factory Timer

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Timer Task

Task Icon Task Description
Task Factory Timer Task Icon The Timer Task gives users the ability to configure a timer (delay) before beginning package execution. The component can also be used to add a delay between control flow tasks.

Task Factory Timer Task

Option Description
Pause for
The time to set the delay.
After the start time of the
Selection for Timer Task or Package.

  • Selecting Package delays execution of the package for the configured time.
  • Selecting Timer Task delays the control flow stream for the specified time when it reaches this component.
Enter a date and time to pause until:
Users can enter a specific date and time to delay a package or control flow.
Use a variable for the date and time to pause until
Users can dynamically set a delay by using a variable.