Working With Jobs

Jobs transfer files between source and destination storage profiles using a job trigger to determine when to send files. A Storage Profile represents an endpoint and folder that can be used as a source or destination storage location for a job.

Adding Jobs

Adding a job allows you to transfer data between SDCX Servers over a route using a storage profile.

Before you can add jobs, you must create a storage profile.

To add a job:

  1. In your Jet management console, click Jobs.

  2. Click the Add button to open the Add Job page.

    The add button is in the top left corner of the main window

  3. Enter a Job Name.

  4. Click Select Route and select a route from the list.

    The routes drop-down menu reveals all available routes as well as the use single endpoint option

  5. Click Select Source and select a storage profile.

    The source and destination drop-down menus reveal all storage profiles associated with the selected route, as well as the option to create a new storage profile

  6. Choose to delete or move source files as a post-transfer action (optional).

  7. Click Select Destination and select a storage profile.

  8. Select a job trigger type.

  9. Click Add.

You can search for job names, completed files, and files in error across jobs by using the search box above the table on the Jobs page. Enter part of a job or file name to see the jobs or number of files in a job matching your search criteria.

The jobs table showing the number of files found in specific jobs using a search term

Click the number of files in the Files Found field to open a panel displaying the associated file names.

Jobs History

You can download a list of the most recent job activity over a period of time by clicking the Jobs History above the table on the Jobs page.

The jobs history button is located above the search field

Enter a date range to download a CSV file containing a list of transfer jobs that completed or attempted to complete a transfer in the specified time period.

The CSV contains the following information about jobs:

ColumnDescription
Latest ActivityThe date and time when the job last started or completed
Job NameThe job name
Job IdThe unique identifier assigned to the job
Job TypeThe type of job trigger associated with this job
Job ScheduleThe job's current set schedule
Partner JobIndicates whether this is a partner job (true or false)
StatusThe current job status
Source Endpoint NameThe source endpoint name
Source Storage Profile NameThe source storage profile name
Source Storage Profile PathThe path used as the source directory for a transfer
Source Storage Profile IdThe unique identifier assigned to the source storage profile
Destination Endpoint NameThe destination endpoint name
Destination Storage Profile NameThe destination storage profile name
Destination Storage Profile PathThe path used as the source directory for a transfer
Destination Storage Profile IdThe unique identifier assigned to the destination storage profile

Job Controls

Once a job is added, you can Pause, Resume, and Delete it as required. You can control jobs on both the Jobs and Job Details pages.

Pausing and Resuming Jobs

Pausing a job cancels all file transfers in progress.

Jet account administrators are notified by email when a job is paused. The notification displays the number of files transferred so far, and links to the Job Details to view the job status.

To pause a job:

On the Jobs page
  1. In the table, hover over the job you want to pause.
  2. Click .
  3. Click Pause.

To resume a paused job, click Resume in the More Options menu.

On the Job Details page
  1. In the job information panel, click .
  2. Click Pause.

To resume a paused job, click Resume in the More Options menu.

Deleting Jobs

To delete a job:

On the Jobs page
  1. In the table, hover over the job you want to delete.
  2. Click .
  3. Click Delete and confirm the deletion.
On the Job Details page
  1. In the job information panel, click .
  2. Click Delete and confirm the deletion.

Note: Before you can remove an endpoint or delete a storage profile, you must delete all jobs associated with the endpoint.

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