9.1. Properties

Click on ViewJobs to list your jobs.

Details of a single job is displayed in a pop-up window. This window opens either if you click on a job's name from the list page of jobs or when a job configuration is finished. The window contain two tabs, one with information about the job and another with the parameters for the plug-in used in the job.

The values listed on the Parameters tab depends on what the plug-in needs from the user. If a specific plug-in configuration was use, those parameters are also listed here.

The properties are set either when configuring the job or by the system. No parameters can be edit after a job is created.


The name of the job is set in the last step of a job configuration.

[ Description ]

A description of the job. Like the name-property it can be set in the job configuration.


The type of job, which is depending on the plug-in that is used. It can be one of these five:

  • Export
  • Import
  • Analysis
  • Intensity
  • Other


Priority the job has in the job queue.


Shows the status of the job. A job can have one of following status.

  • Not configured - The plug-in has not been configured properly and is not placed in the job queue.

  • Waiting - Job is waiting in the job queue.

  • Executing - Job is being executed.

  • Done - Indicates that the job is finished.

  • Error - The job was aborted cause of some error.

  • Preparing - Doing some preparing tasks befor executing the job.

  • Aborting - Job has received an abort signal and tries to abort the work.

Status message

A message, given by the plug-in, with more information about the status.

Percent complete

Progress of the job. How detailed this is depends on how often the plug-in reports it's progress.


Date and time when the job was created and registerd in the database.


Date and time when execution of the job started.


Date and time when the job stopped running. Either cause of it was finished, aborted or interrupted by an error.

Running time

Time the job has been running.


Name of the server, where the job was performed.

Job agent

The job agent the job is/was running on. It is also possible to set this value before a job is executed. If that has been done only the selected job agent will accept the job. This options is normally only given to powers users and needs the Select job agent permission. See Section 24.3.2, “Edit role”.


The user who created/configured the job.


Name of the experiment which the job was configured within.


The plug-in to use in the job.


Name of the plug-in configuration that is used.

Depending on the status of the job, there may also be one or more buttons on the form.


Update the page with the information. This button is available as long as the job has not finished. This button is only for the impatient since the page will automatically refresh every ten seconds anyway.


Aborts a job that is running or hasn't started yet. Jobs that hasn't started can always be aborted. Jobs that are already eecuting can only be aborted if the plug-in supports it. The button will not be visible if the plug-in doesn't supports being aborted.


Retry a failed job. Sometimes the reason that a job failed can be fixed. For example, by changing the permissions on items the job needs to access. Use this button to place the job in the job queue again. It is not possible to change job parameters with one exception, if the job uses a plug-in configuration and the configuration has been changed it is possible to select if the old or new configuration values should be used.


Close the window.