Managing Schedules and Schedule Events

The Schedules pane allows you to visualize, create and manage events scheduled in Edge Xpert.

To use Schedules, you must start edgexpert with the --xpert-manager and the --support-scheduler options, as shown below:

edgexpert up --xpert-manager --support-scheduler

For further information on the edgexpert command options, see Edge Xpert Command Line Interface Tool.

To display the Schedules pane, select SCHEDULES from the main menu. The display of the schedules data is similar to the following:

Device Data

To view the events associated with a particular schedule, select the Show Events (cogs) icon from the Action column for the schedule. The summary details of the events associated with the schedule display, as follows:

Device Data

To view the full details of a specific scheduled event, select the View Schedule Event (i) icon from the Action column. The full details for the scheduled event display, as follows:

Device Data

For more information about Schedules, refer to the EdgeX Scheduling topic of the EdgeX Foundry documentation.

Adding a Schedule

To add a schedule, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Add (+) icon

    The Add New Schedule dialog box displays.

  2. Enter the relevant information in the text boxes

  3. Select the Next button. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without creating a schedule

    A summary of the entered information displays.

  4. Select the OK button to add the schedule. Selecting the Back button allows you to edit the information. Selecting the Cancel button returns you to the Schedules pane without adding the schedule

Deleting a Schedule

To delete a schedule, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Delete Schedule (x) icon from the Action column for the schedule

    The Confirm Delete dialog box displays.

  2. Select the Delete button to delete the schedule. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without deleting the schedule

Adding an Event to a Schedule

To add a scheduled event, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Show Events (cogs) icon from the Action column for the schedule

  2. Select the Add (+) icon

    The Add New Schedule Event dialog box displays.

  3. Enter the relevant information in the text boxes

  1. Select the Next button. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without creating the schedule event

    A summary of the entered information displays.

  2. Select the OK button to add the event to the schedule. Selecting the Back button allows you to edit the information. Selecting the Cancel button returns you to the Schedule Events pane without adding the event to the schedule

Deleting an Event from a Schedule

To delete a scheduled event, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Delete Schedule Event (x) icon from the Action column for the schedule event

    The Confirm Delete dialog box displays.

  2. Select the Delete button to delete the scheduled event. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without deleting the event