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Trifacta Dataprep



Feature Availability: This feature is not available in
Dataprep by Trifacta Starter Edition only.

To add a schedule to your flow, click the drop-down menu in the Flow View page, and select Schedule.

NOTE: Flow owners can create schedules. Other users must have the appropriate privileges to create schedules for the flow.

NOTE: Scheduled jobs cannot be executed on Trifacta Photon.

NOTE: Launch times for the Automator may not exactly match the specified schedule. Typically, scheduled jobs should launch within one minute of the scheduled time.

NOTE: For a dataset with parameters, scheduled times are used when resolving date range parameters.


Figure: Add Schedule dialog

Scheduling Options

  • Timezone: Select the timezone to apply to the schedule. 
  • Frequency:
    • Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly: Run the schedule at the specified moment for the interval.

      Tip: For drop-downs showing days of the week or days of the month, you can click multiple values to select them.

    • cron: Set the schedule according to cron syntax. 

To add another trigger for the flow's schedule, click Add.

To create the schedule, click Save.


If your flow contains one or more variable parameters, you can apply overrides to any variables. When the scheduled job is executed, the variable value is applied to job at runtime.

For each listed variable, you can modify its value.

For more information, see Overview of Parameterization.

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