Tasks in PE

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Tasks are ad-hoc actions you can execute on a target and run from the command line or the console.

A task is a single action that you execute on target machines. With tasks, you can troubleshoot and deploy changes to individual or multiple systems in your infrastructure.

You can run tasks from your tool of choice: the console, the orchestrator command line interface (CLI), or the orchestrator API /command/task endpoint.

When you run a task, you can run it immediately, schedule it to run later, or schedule it to run at a recurring frequency - hourly, daily, weekly, every 2 weeks, or every four weeks. After you launch a task, you can check on the status or view the output later with the console or CLI.

Note: If you are running multiple tasks, make sure your concurrency limit for tasks and bolt-server can accommodate your needs. See Configure the orchestrator and pe-orchestration-services to adjust these settings.
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