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Adding or Editing Tasks for Analysis Automation Procedures

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Last Modified: November 7, 2019

Use tasks to analyze data with analysis automation procedures.

  1. In Analysis Automation, click Analysis Automation Instances.
  2. Select an instance and click »Manage»Tasks.
  3. Select the task type. The following table shows the different types of tasks.
    Task Type Description
    Manual Task User starts analysis automation tasks manually.
    Triggered Task Automatically starts analysis automation tasks as soon as new or changed files become available. The DataFinder instance defined as data source for this task notifies Analysis Automation about new or changed files. When you select the data source for the task, SystemLink automatically enables the checkbox Notify Analysis Automation about new or changed files of the selected source. The SystemLink file service is not supported as data source for triggered tasks.
    Scheduled Tasks Starts analysis automation procedures according to the configured schedule.
  4. Click Add and configure the task. Specify additional parameters if you selected Manual Task:
    Option Description
    Available in Data Analysis Specifies whether a client can execute the task in Data Analysis.
    User Context Specifies the user account which is used to execute the query with the selected DataFinder. Depending on the permissions assigned to each user, the analyzed search results may vary.
    • SystemLink TDM User Account - Specifies the user defined in NI SystemLink TDM Configuration as SystemLink TDM User.
    • Logged-in user - Specifies the user logged on to SystemLink.
  5. Click Apply in the highlighted area to accept the settings.
  6. Optional: Choose a task and select »Edit to edit a task.

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