A list of associated tasks can be viewed from a deployment plan page. The list of tasks include details about the task. You use action icons to change the task's status during a deployment, such as start or skip a task.
Each task in a deployment plan is contained in a separate row. Click () to show or hide associated tasks from the list. Click () show or hide tags.
The information that is displayed for each task is described in the following table.
|Status||Task status: Not started, complete, failed, skipped, not applicable|
|Type||Type of task: Delayed, Deployment Risk Analysis, Email, Header/Note, Jenkins®, Manual, Run another plan, ServiceNow™, HCL™ Launch, and Wait for approval.|
|Executed by||Person who executes the manual task|
|Assigned to||Groups and users designated as the task owner|
|Start time||Start time or expected start time based on scheduled start, or estimated duration of other tasks|
|End time||Time that the task resolved|
|Duration||Length of time in minutes from task start to task resolution.|
|Dependencies||Indicates the number of tasks that are prerequisites for the task, and dependent on the task|
|Action icons||One or more actions used to change the status of the task during a deployment|
Tasks are listed in the order that they run. The order of the tasks can be changed by selecting one or more tasks and dragging to the new location.
At the end of each row are applicable actions associated with the task. Depending on the task you can perform one or more of the following actions.
- Start task ()
- Skip task ()
- Re-run task ()
- Complete task ()
- Fail task ()
You can manage the tasks in a deployment plan from the task bar above the table. When a task is selected, the task bar displays and you can perform the following actions:
- Click () to edit the task.
- To copy a task or group, select one or more tasks and click , and then place the cursor where you want to insert the copied task and click to paste the selection.
- To cut a task or group from a deployment plan, select the task and click .
- To delete a task, select the task and click . The task is removed from the deployment plan.
- To create a group of tasks that can run simultaneously, select the tasks and click . The group must consist of at least two tasks.
- To create a group of tasks that are to consecutively run, select the tasks and click . This is the default execution pattern.
- To add or remove tasks that must complete first, select the task and click . In the dialog box, select or type the prerequisite task to be added. Click X next to the prerequisite to be removed. When finished, click Save.
- To add or remove tags, select the task and click . In the dialog box, type or select tags to add. To remove a tag, click X next to the tag to be removed. When finished, click Save.
- To view information about when the task started, completed, and errors, click .
Parent topic: Tasks