The ESCI Inbox Reader is a scheduled job that periodically checks ESCI Inboxes for messages from suppliers.

The Active field:

  • schedules the job to run if checked; or
  • prevents it from being run if unchecked

The Minutes, Hours, Day Of Month, Month, and Day Of Week fields determine when the job is run.

These are a defined using a simplified version of a Cron expression:

Field Allowed Values Allowed Special Characters
Minutes 0-59 , - * /
Hours 0-23 , - * /
Day Of Month 1-31 , - * ? /
Month 1-12 or JAN-DEC , - * /
Day Of Week 1-7 or SUN-SAT , - * ? /

Note that only one of Day Of Month and Day Of Week may be specified. If one is specified, the other must be set to ?.

If you change the schedule, the new schedule will take effect immediately.

Examples

Description Minutes Hours Day Of Month Month Day Of Week
Run at 8am every weekday 0 8 ? * mon-fri
Run every 30 minutes */30 * * * ?
Run every 2 hours 0 */2 * * ?
Run every 15 mins between 8am and 6pm on weekdays */15 8-18 ? * mon-fri

 

The Run As field specifies the user to run the job as. The selected user must have permissions to:

  • update Orders
  • create Supplier Deliveries
  • create System Messages
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