Scheduling Python arcpy script in windows task scheduler

The following steps illustrates how to schedule a python script in windows server task scheduler….this can also be applied to any other scripts if applicable:

 

1. create a new task

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2.  under “General” tab setup the general task scheduler description & properties as shown below

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3. under “triggers” tab schedule the specific time for the execution of the script

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4.  under the “Actions” tab under the program/script section you should reference the python script.

under add arguments (option) you should reference the location of your arcgis desktop python libraries.

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5.  under “conditions” tab

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6. under “settings” tab:

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