To get an export from the Windows Task Scheduler, you need a download client. In principle, all web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.) can download a file, but they prove to be subobtimal for automation because they are often asked for a location and a confirmation.

On Linux, for example, it is possible to download a file automatically wget without example will be asked to confirm. On Windows, however, this is not possible with the board resources.

We therefore recommend wget for Windows, an executable on Windows version of Linux download clients. The program does not require any installation or administrator rights.

wget for Windows, you can download here. Put the program in the target folder for your exports (eg C: \ Exports).

Now, open the Start menu and search for "Task Scheduler"

Alternatively, choose START -> (All Apps) -> Windows Management Tools -> Task Scheduling


In the menu item Action, select "Create New Job" (1)

Enter a name (2) and meet now optional general settings for this task as Description (3) and security options (4). Then switch to the title element trigger (5)

Create with "New .." (6) a zugeschnitteten your needs schedule.

In the following example (7), the task is executed since 01.10.2016 once a day at 8:00 am. You can set according to your wishes more settings at the bottom (8).

Make sure that the schedule is "Enabled" (9) and close these settings with OK.

Now switch to the tab page Actions (10) and set with "New ..." (11) a new action.

At the same time, call the export management in ITscope and select the appropriate export. Click the Share button (12).

It appears the download link (13) of your exports. This link already contains the correct authentication and your API key in encrypted form.

Return to task planning, choosing action "program start" (14). Wear Under Program / Script (15) the path to wget.exe (eg C: \ exports \ wget.exe).

Wear finally in the "Add arguments" (16) the download link of your export and confirm with OK (17).

In the tabstrips "conditions" and "Settings" you can make further Einstellugnen. In the tab "History" to get a history of the versions of this object. Since you have created the task again, no entry should appear.

You can find the newly created task now in the "Task Scheduler Library" (18) In the overview page. You may already have other tasks (for example, Google Update Task or Adobe Updater).

Here, the created task can also be executed by a right-click.

You can, of course, adjust the parameters for wget according to your requirements (eg location etc.). More information can be found in the wget documentation.

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