Management Zone job schedules should provide an explicit Start Time property

Idea ID 1644284

Management Zone job schedules should provide an explicit Start Time property

Currently the Management Zone job schedule has an optional "Start At" date/time. This works fine for initiating the job, but when the probe is restarted the job schedule's start time becomes the same as the probe's restart time. This occurs for any job set with "Allow Discovery to run at: <>". This is confirmed by viewing the Jobs Statuses in the probe JMX console.

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Case SD02086071 is associated to this request.  We are finding start time discrepancies are actually introduced randomly and not due to a probe service or server restart.  So far we have not been able to consistently recreate or catch when the problem occurs, which has made it difficult to troubleshoot;  R&D is still investigating the root cause.

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It is now possible to set the start time in the Management Zone schedule definition.

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Doron Orbach is the Product Manager for the Configuration Management System (CMS) that consists of Universal Discovery (UD) and UCMDB. Leveraging CMS customers can discover and manage Hybrid Cloud environments, including on-prem resources and private & public clouds.
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