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


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



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



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.



5.  under “conditions” tab



6. under “settings” tab:



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