Task Factory Timer

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Timer Task

Task IconTask Description
Task Factory Timer Task IconThe Timer Task gives users the ability to configure a timer (delay) before beginning package execution. The component can also be used to add a delay between control flow tasks.

Task Factory Timer Task

Pause for
The time to set the delay.
After the start time of the
Selection for Timer Task or Package.

  • Selecting Package delays execution of the package for the configured time.
  • Selecting Timer Task delays the control flow stream for the specified time when it reaches this component.
Enter a date and time to pause until:
Users can enter a specific date and time to delay a package or control flow.
Use a variable for the date and time to pause until
Users can dynamically set a delay by using a variable.