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Plan View for Triggers

To create a trigger for a plan, you specify the time and frequency that the plan is to be executed. You can also apply overrides to any inherited parameters.


Plan owners can create triggers for their plans. Other users must have the appropriate privileges to create triggers for the plan.


Figure: Create plan trigger

  • Timezone: Select the timezone for the time that you are specifying in the trigger's schedule.

  • Frequency: Specify how frequently the plan is triggered:

    • On: You can specify multiple entries to trigger the plan more frequently.

    • cron: Set the schedule according to cron syntax.

  • Parameter overrides: See below.

  • To add another trigger, click Add another trigger.

  • To save your changes, click Save.

Parameter Overrides

As needed, you can specify overrides to parameters inherited from the tasks in a plan. Specified values are applied only when the plan run is executed based on this trigger.


In a trigger, displayed parameter values may be inherited from the plan that is being triggered. To ensure that the proper value is used, you should set a specific value for the override in the trigger. This is a known issue.

To apply a parameter override:

  • Locate the parameter to override.

  • Verify that the parameter is sourced from the correct object.

  • Click Override.

  • Enter the value to apply.

  • Repeat as needed for other parameter overrides.

  • Click Save.

For more information, see Overview of Parameterization.

Enable or Disable Trigger

After a trigger has been saved, you can enable or disable it when the trigger node in the plan is selected.


Figure: Saved trigger

  • To disable the trigger, click the slider.


    If you disable a trigger, no new scheduled executions of the tasks in the plan occur. You can still manually trigger plan runs.

  • To make changes to the trigger, click Edit.