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I am trying to schedule a class to run daily at 7 PM but it is schdeduling at 7PM monthly. Not able to get the issue

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String sch = '0 0 19 * * ?'; System.Schedule('SAP Updates', sch,new ScheduleGenerateSAPIntegrationBATCH());

  • Your expression is correct.Are you scheduling this class from anywhere else also,like from within Salesforce standard UI ? – Abhijeet Aug 5 '16 at 7:58
  • Ajay.. I think 0 0 19 * * ? * will schedule your job daily 7 PM.. check this answer for your reference salesforce.stackexchange.com/a/133872/18731.. in your case you missed the last * – Ratan Paul Aug 5 '16 at 8:02
  • If you want a daily schedule at the same time every day, just use the UI... – Adrian Larson Aug 5 '16 at 10:16
  • @Abhijeet I am scheduling this class from Anonymous Dev Console window. – Ajay Gupta Aug 5 '16 at 10:18
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    I think many people have already posted up answers and they would surely work for you :) In case nothing works out, feel free to let me know :) – Abhijeet Aug 5 '16 at 10:20
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As per your requirement I have to schedule batch class every day at 7Pm. So as per salesforce documentation & expression provided in SFDC document was not working which was my main concern. I have tried all valuable answers from other users but through code it didn't worked. So tried below expression which was fulfilling my requirement.

Correct Expression:

String sch = '0 0 19 ? * MON-SUN *';
System.Schedule('SAP Updates', sch,new ScheduleGenerateSAPIntegrationBATCH());
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Try to something like this:

String sch = '0 0 19 * * ? *';
System.Schedule('SAP Updates', sch,new ScheduleGenerateSAPIntegrationBATCH());
  • Not working, schduling at every month 7 PM. – Ajay Gupta Aug 5 '16 at 7:45
  • Did you use String sch = '0 0 19 * * ?'; ? it scheduling at every month 7 PM. Instead of " String sch = '0 0 19 * * ?'; " have to use String sch = '0 0 19 * * ? *';. That's what I try to say. – MML Aug 5 '16 at 7:48
  • I have used both '0 0 19 * * ? *' and '0 0 19 * * ?' giving same result – Ajay Gupta Aug 5 '16 at 7:49
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For daily 7 PM

String sch = '0 0 19 * * ? *';
System.Schedule('SAP Updates', sch,new ScheduleGenerateSAPIntegrationBATCH());

http://www.cronmaker.com/ will help you to generate cron expression.

OR

  • From Setup, enter Apex Classes in the Quick Find box, select Apex Classes, and then click Schedule Apex.
  • Specify the name of a class that you want to schedule. Specify how often the Apex class is to run.
  • For daily execution,select all check boxes.
  • Specify a preferred start time. (Choose 7 PM)
  • Click Save.
  • Thanks for information but I want to schedule class from code which is not working as per salesforce documentation. This is my main concern. I found a way to schedule class from code, I will post my alternate expression as answer. – Ajay Gupta Aug 9 '16 at 5:41
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As per your requirement you have to schedule batch class every day at 7Pm. you can do it with user interface.please follow below steps

Develop-->ApexClass--> Schedule Apex-->Create jobName-->select apex class to schedule-->Frequency(Weekly) and select all weeks --> select time -->save.

OR

String sch = '0 0 19 * * ? *';

System.Schedule('SAP Updates', sch,new ScheduleGenerateSAPIntegrationBATCH());

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