Add a scheduled task

This guide demonstrates how to create an automated task with the CompleteFTP Manager. You can schedule a program to run, or execute a batch/Powershell/JSS/FTP script according to a specified scheduled or at specific times.

This guide will show you how to create a scheduled task in order to upload a file to another server, at a specific time, using FTP script. Here are the steps:

  1. Select the 'Events' menu item from the side-bar menu.
  2. Select the 'Process Triggers' tab at the top of the panel.
  3. Click the 'Add' button to create a new process trigger.
  4. Select the process trigger you just created, it's probably called 'New process trigger 1'.
  5. Enter an appropriate name for this process trigger, e.g. 'Upload schedule'.
  6. In the 'Events' section, click the 'Choose' button.
  7. Select the 'Scheduled' event.
  8. Click the 'change' link next to the 'Scheduled' checkbox to open the 'Set Schedule' dialog box.
  9. Select the 'Specific dates/times' radio button.
  10. Select the 'Add' button.
  11. Set a date time when you want the file to be uploaded.
  12. Close the 'Set Schedule' dialog box.
  13. Select the 'FTP script' radio button.
  14. Enter the following script which will upload the file, 'Process.docx', to the remote server (
  15. Specify the working directory (optional).
  16. Finally, click the 'Apply changes' button in the top right of the CompleteFTP Manager to save the changes.