Last updated on January 16, 2018

Run a task immediately

The Run Now feature allows you to:

  • Re-run a monitoring or advanced task that has been deployed.
  • Immediately run a monitoring or advanced task without affecting its schedule (if any).
  • Get responses from target devices immediately.

The Run Now button is visible under the Monitoring Tasks and Advanced Tasks tabs. By default, the Run Now button will be disabled. Upon selecting a task from the main pane, the button will be enabled.


  • At least one deployed Monitoring or Advanced task.


To download the latest device tasks package, please refer to the link provided in the Introduction to device tasks article.

Using Run Now

  1. Click Device Tasks from the Appspace Menu navigation bar, and click the Monitoring Tasks tab, or Advanced Tasks tab.

  2. Navigate and select desired task you wish to run immediately, and click the Run Now button. Multiple tasks can be selected by checking the check boxes next to the tasks.


    The Run Now feature executes the task within 20 seconds.