Collaboration allows you to view the details of all immediate and scheduled
jobs in the Jobs pane. The manually scheduled jobs are discovery, update
inventory, and import sessions. The polling jobs are triggered based on
Table 1 lists the details that are
displayed on the Jobs page (Administration > Job
Management). To get the latest information, refresh the page.
Description of the job as
defined in the Prime Collaboration Assurance or Prime Collaboration
Indicates the type of the
Describes the job.
Status of a job. It can be:
Completed—Job has completed.
If a job has completed, it does not necessarily mean that the job has been
successful. There may be instances, where the job might have failed to run on a
few devices. You can view the job details in the Job Instances table by
clicking the arrow on the far left of the page.
Cancelled—Job has been
cancelled. You can cancel a scheduled job. However, you cannot cancel a running
job or a system job (for example, a polling job).
Scheduled—Job is scheduled to
execute at a specific time. It can be scheduled to run at a single time or at
several times-recurring job.
Suspended—Job is halted
temporarily and can be later resumed for execution.
Running—Job is in execution.
User, who created the job. If
it is a predefined system job, the creator is displayed as
Job Start Time
Time when the job is
scheduled to run for the first time.
Job End Time
Time up to which the job
remains active. The job becomes inactive after running all scheduled instances
of the job.
Next Scheduled Time
Start time of a subsequent
job instance. This applies to a recurring periodic job. If it is either an
immediate job or one-time job, the time displayed for Job Start Time and Next
Scheduled Time is the same.
Whether the job is scheduled
to run at a periodic frequency or once.
Job Details Pane
If it is a periodic job, it
displays the job instances count. If it is not a periodic job, it displays
Status of the job instance of
the same job. Hover the mouse over the quick view icon in this column to view
the job instance results.
Indicates the stage of the
job and the percentage complete.
Indicates the job was
successful or a failure.
Start time of a job instance
of the same job.
End time of a job instance of
the same job.
Time taken between the Start
Time and End time of a job instance of the same job.
You can schedule a job and set options using the Schedule and Settings tab under the Job Details pane.
The schedule and settings tabs are enabled for discovery jobs only. Discovery jobs can be scheduled through Device work center page only. You can not schedule jobs in Job Management page.
You can only modify the schedule of discovery job that has one of the following status:
To schedule a job:
Choose a job under the Jobs pane, and click the Schedule tab under the Job Details pane.
In Schedule Options, choose the start time, end time and recurrence.
You can set the recurrence to Daily, Weekly or Monthly to specify a day and frequency. You should select Hourly to schedule a job every few hours as needed.
The schedule is defined. If you set the recurrence to None, you cannot specify other frequency details.
Click the Settings tab and choose the options that follow.
The job runs according to the settings you have defined. The job status for that job is set to Scheduled in the Jobs pane.
Cancelling a Job
You can cancel a discovery job that is in the Scheduled state, using Cancel Job. However, you cannot cancel a job if its status is one of the following:
Also, you cannot cancel the following jobs:
Polling—Any job starting with the word Polling; for example, Polling_CTS-HEALTH_, Polling_TelepresenceSystem_, Polling_CtsMAN-HEALTH_, and so on).
Purging—Any job starting with the word Purging.
Predefined Quick Filters
Prime Collaboration supports
the following predefined quick filters:
Not all of these
options are applicable in Prime Collaboration Standard mode.
All Discovery Jobs—An example
of a discovery job is DiscoveryFrmBackgroundPathtrace. Discovery jobs are
listed when you perform device discovery or rediscovery or update inventory
tasks, either by using
Device Work Center
Discover Devices or by
selecting a device and clicking
You can view the Job Instance
Result - Total Device Summary and Endpoint Device Summary by resting your mouse
pointer on values in the Run ID column on the Job Details pane and clicking the
Quick View icon
. For more information, see the section
Discovering Devices in
Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Guide -
All Polling Jobs—An example
of a polling job is MCU_Session_Import. Polling jobs are automatically created
at system setup.
All Report Jobs—Report jobs
are listed when a report is run.
All Session Import Jobs—An
example of a session import job is MNGD_Synch_CtsMAN-MEETING. Sessions are
imported from CTS-Manager and Cisco TMS. A separate job is created for each of
these management applications.
jobs—System-generated jobs such as discovery, polling, and so on.
System-generated jobs are listed as soon as the system performs a job.
All User Jobs—An example of a
user job is RediscoverDevices_1347339631540. User jobs are listed as soon as a
user runs a job.
Jobs Run in Last 24 Hours—An
example of a job run in the last 24 hours is Discovery 2012-Sep-13 10:32:40
UTC. Lists all jobs whose last complete time (the last run instance) is within
the last 24 hours (from the current time).