Setting up the scheduler to process subscriptions and recurring orders

The SubscriptionSchedulerCmd job processes subscriptions and recurring orders. In this task you create a new job to monitor all active subscriptions and recurring orders to process their child orders on an hourly basis.


  1. Open the Administration Console.
  2. From the Administration Console Site/Store Selection page, select the Site radio button and click OK.
  3. On the Site Administration Console screen, click on Configuration > Scheduler to setup the Subscription Scheduler. Click on the New button.
  4. From the Job command list, select SubscriptionSchedulerCmd
  5. Complete the following fields:
    Job command Select SubscriptionSchedulerCmd. This job command will monitor active subscriptions and recurring orders to create the child orders when they are ready
    Start Date Enter the current date
    Start time Enter a time you want to start the job for the first time
    Schedule Interval Enter a value in seconds for how frequently you want the job to repeat. 36000 is recommended
    Scheduler policy Select Run only once
    Job priority Enter 10 to indicate that the job is high priority
  6. Click OK . Your job is listed on the Scheduler Status Display page and will run at the specified start time.