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Downtime Scheduler

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Downtime Scheduler


The Downtime Scheduler provides you with the option to schedule a time period for which monitoring is not needed. You can choose the time period recurrence as follows:

Click on Downtime Scheduler View under Admin module tab. It takes you to 'Downtime Schedules' page. It displays information about the Monitors for which Maintenance Tasks have been scheduled. The Downtime Schedules table displays the Schedule Name, the status of the schedule, the occurrence periods, and the next schedule time i.e the start time, the end time and the corresponding timezone. An edit Option is available to modify the schedule.


You can add a new Schedule and view it from the Admin Module tab. Follow the given steps to add a schedule.

  1. Click Add. It takes you to 'New Schedule' page.

  2. Enter the Task Name.

  3. Enter the Description of the Task.

  4. By default the Status would be 'Enable'

  5. Under Recurrence Details, choose the time period for which monitoring is not needed. The schedule can be Daily, Weekly or Once.

  6. By checking the Select Timezone checkbox you can select the required timezone from the drop-down list.

  7. Select the Monitors for which monitoring is not needed from Monitors Details. On saving, the chosen Monitors would have their Maintenance Tasks scheduled.

Note: If you want to add downtime schedules for processes and/or Windows services, you should select the Enable downtime scheduling for processes/Windows Services option under 'Downtime Scheduler Settings' tab.

Downtime Scheduler Settings

You can change the following settings under the Downtime Scheduler Settings tab by checking the checkboxes respectively:

  1. Show the status of a monitor as up when under Downtime Schedule.

  2. Clear the health alert during Maintenance Period.

  3. Automatically revert unmanaged monitors to unmanaged state after scheduled maintenance.

  4. Enable Downtime Scheduling for Processes/Windows Services.

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