In order to use the
Task Administrator, the user must open the options panel located at the top-right of the screen:
This tool allows the user to see all general or specific processes running at that moment. In addition, all processes located in the cache can be viewed or canceled by the user.
1 General View
The following image shows the Cache and Tasks desktop. The user can:
- (1) Select different options or types of processes.
- (2) Show objects that have been running.
- (3) SEARCH: search a specific cache by its name and click ENTER. If the user completes a search and want to clear it in order to return to the general list, they must clear the filters.
- (4) COLLAPSE: shrink objects.
- (5) CLEAR SELECTION: by selecting the cache, the user can clear it.
- (6) DELETE ALL: delete all objects without needing to select them individually.
- (7) REFRESH: the system refreshes data every 59 seconds, but by clicking this number, the user can refresh data immediately.
- (8) INFORMATION: if the user has questions about the Cache and Tasks desktop, they can access this guide through the Information button.
1.1 Options Menu
This menu contains three sections: caches, metadata and processes.
In this section, the user can find:
- (1) OBJECTS: this screen shows all objects opened in applications.
- (2) CURSORS: auxiliary data of object forms appear here.
- (3) BLOBS: all images seen in applications are stored here.
- (4) EVICTION EVENTS: this function shows a list of names of users who have deleted caches.
This section allows the user to see all information about caches that belong to databases and dictionaries.
- (1) DATABASES: function used to delete caches from databases.
- (2) DICTIONARIES: function used to delete caches from dictionaries.
In the Processes section, the user can see:
- (1) OBJECTS: stores all objects running in the background. When one of these objects' process ends, the user can see the process's result on the same screen.
- (2) SQL: contains a list of database queries that are being processed.
- (3) XSQL: allows the user to view scripts being executed.
- (4) XSLT: shows all XML transformations that are being processed. When a process ends, the user can see the result in the same screen.
1.1.4 Cron Tasks
In Cron Tasks, the user can find all scheduled tasks. In more detail, they can see:
- (1) PROGRAMMING: shows the user a list of tasks to do.
- (2) EXECUTIONS: shows all completed tasks.
The user will only see tasks corresponding to groups to which they belong.