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Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Pallika Majmudar, Rajesh R Avatani, Snehal Shah, Jayesh Prajapati, Munwar Shariff, Vinita Choudhary, Vandana Pal, Amita Bhandari

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Scheduled actions

Alfresco provides a way to execute these actions automatically at a specified time as well. This would be helpful in use cases, such as periodically checking document status, or generate reports, or execute business rules and notify certain users.

Alfresco supports Scheduled actions so that you could configure certain actions to run at certain time automatically. A scheduled action is made up of three parts:

  • A cron expression: Defines the time
  • A query template: Generates a query to select set of nodes (space and documents)
  • An action template: The action to be executed

The query could be of any type like a document has an aspect, it was created in the last month, it is due in the next month, it is in a category, and so on.

Example to ...

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