29 June, 2014

Sitecore Task Initiator - A simple module to initiate the scheduled task

This module helps Sitecore Administrator to initiate the scheduled tasks configured in the content tree. The module has a Sitecore Scheduled Job admin page and a Sitecore Role. Admin page will list down all the tasks in the content tree with a button to initiate the task. Sitecore role is for the Sitecore administrator who can add a user to this role by which user can initiate the Task.

Use Sitecore Installation Wizard to install the package which contains an admin page and a Sitecore role. Download Link.

How to access the page:
Authorized user can access the page using the below url.

How to authorize a non-admin user:
All administrator can access the page without any role. For a non-admin user, an administrator can add them to the role - Sitecore Task Initiator. This role will allow the non-admin user to access the page and initiate the task.
Note: This role will not give any access to other admin pages.

An email will be sent to the list of configured administrators with the task details and initiation time. Administrator can configure the email details in the jobs.aspx page.
MAIL_TO = "";
MAIL_CC = "";

In version 2.0, I am planning to add the below functionality.
- Logs for the tasks can be obtained in admin page.
- Logs will be sent to the initiator and the admin.

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