Setting the effective date for a job schedule

The effective date determines when your schedule goes into effect. A job cannot run prior to its effective date. By default, the effective date is the current date.

To set the effective date for a job schedule

  1. Determine the type of job that you want to schedule, and then on the navigation bar, click the appropriate button.

    For example, to schedule a backup job, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. On the Properties pane, under Frequency, click Schedule.

  3. Click Run according to schedule.

  4. Do one of the following:

    To select run days for a new job

    Continue to step 5.

    To edit run days for an existing job

    Click Edit Schedule Details.

  5. On the Calendar Schedule tab, under Edit Calendar schedule by, click Effective Date.

  6. Verify that the Make the schedule go into effect on check box is checked.

  7. Select the date on which you want the schedule to go into effect.

  8. Click OK.