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Combining tasks into a job

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A job is a combination of tasks to be performed in a specific order. You can combine deployment- related tasks with other types of tasks in a job. You can create folders and organize jobs and tasks that you have created.You can also drag and drop jobs from one folder to another folder.

You can do the following with Jobs:

  • Add condition statements to define the tasks to be performed when the condition is satisfied and when the condition is not satisfied.

  • Rename a job.

  • Delete a job.

  • Clone a job.

  • Move a job .

  • Schedule a job.

See Creating a deployment task

To combine tasks into a job

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.

  2. In the left pane, right-click the folder where you want the job to be stored in, and then click New Client Job or New Server Job.

  3. In the right pane, create or add the tasks you want.

    You can click New to add new jobs or tasks to your job. You can also click Add Existing to add existing jobs or tasks to your job.

    You can use the arrows to order the tasks.

    See Creating a deployment task

  4. Select whether the job should fail if any task fails.

  5. Click OK.

You can edit, order, and add or delete the tasks in a job. Right-clicking selects the job that you want to change, and then you can use the options in the right pane.