Automatic actions

Goals

Plugins may need to run automatic actions in backgroud, or at regular interval. GLPI provides a task scheduler for itself and its plugins.

Implement an automatic action

A plugin must implement its automatic action the same way as GLPI does, except the method is located in a plugin’s itemtype. See crontasks.

Register an automatic action

A plugin must register its automatic action the same way as GLPI does in its upgrade process. See crontasks.

Unregister a task

GLPI unregisters tasks of a plugin when it cleans or uninstalls it.

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