setup job with max instances

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Sep 20th, 2013
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Hi,


I wanted to know how to configure a job so that it will have max n instances running all the time. I have tried running my job every 5 mins and job option is set to "run anyway" but that schedules lot of job in parallel.


Regards,

Gurmeet

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Tracy Donmoyer Mon, 09/23/2013 - 16:04
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Depending on what you are trying to accomplish you may be able to do it using Resources.


Create a Resource with a limit of n.  Add the resource to the job and specify an amount needed of 1.  This will limit you to a maximum of n occurrences of the job running at any time.

Lumi Mihalcea Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:42
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You can set up a job with only the beginning time, let's say midnight - no end time then in Repeats you can select Rerun same occurrence and Repeat every n minutes (do not specify # of times). This will run starting at midnight, every 5 minutes, n times until 11:59 pm. I hope this is what you're looking for.

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