Creating a new schedule via Burst Editor

This function allows Users to create their own private schedules to control the timing of any of their digests and Bursts.

Admin users also have access to more complex options when setting up Schedules; see:  Create or Modify a Notification Schedule via Notification Schedule Editor

1. Users can create their own schedules from as part of creating new Bursts (Access New menu > Burst)

You can create a New Schedule from several places  depending on how current your MI instance is:

  1. [5.2] When creating a new Burst using the Content tab
  2. [5.0] When creating a new Burst using the Schedule tab
  3. [4.x] My Preferences > My Schedules

2. 'Create new schedule'  pop-up appears

Select a Frequency from the drop-down and  further options available will depend on the Frequency chosen.

2.1. Daily or 'Certain days of the week' schedule options
'Create new schedule'  pop-up appears
  1. Select to schedule by day of week
  2. Select days of the week by activating the corresponding check boxes
  3. You may schedule one or many times per day
  4. Schedule name will be automatically generated or you may override with name of your choosing
  5. Admin Users can access more scheduling options via this link (see Step 2.4)
2.2. Hourly or 'Every few minutes' schedule options
  1. Select how many hours apart the Burst will occur
  2. Activate the check box  for either [as early as possible] or [after specified time]
  3. Optionally, specify the number of minutes after specified hour the Burst will occur
  4. Schedule name will be automatically generated or you may override with name of your choosing
  5. Admin Users can access more scheduling options via this link (see Step 2.4)
2.3. 'Certain days of the Month'  schedule options
Your choices will be slightly different for 'day of the month'
  1. Select one or multiple days of the Month
  2. Select a specific time
  3. Schedule name will be automatically generated or you may override with name of your choosing
  4. Admin users can access more scheduling options via this link (see Step 2.4)
2.4. [Admins only]  Notification Schedule Editor - advanced options

In newer versions of MI, Power Users can be granted Privilege(s) to access the Schedule Editor - see Notification Schedule in Controlling Access within Metric Insights.

Your Administrator can create a more complex schedule for you if required. Full details on these advanced options can be viewed here:  Create or Modify a Notification Schedule via Notification Schedule Editor

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