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Can I setup an automated alert in the K1000 to be sent every 2nd Friday of every month?

08/17/2017 1097 views
Trying to send a desktop alert through the K1000 to notify users of upcoming app or os updates. K1000>Distribution>Alerts
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I don't believe you can with the current K1000 - as it uses crontab style scheduling. I would really like more specific alerting like this too. Our maintenance weekend fluctuates each month, so I just modify the schedule for that current month and set the day as I do my preparation for that month.
Answered 08/18/2017 by: cb3inco
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The only part of the appliance that handles scheduling in that manner is patching. You could try to create a schedule that includes a notification but doesn't actually do much, but I'm not sure how that would work. Ideally, running a detect would fit the bill, but a detect schedule doesn't include notification options. 
Answered 08/18/2017 by: chucksteel
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