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Sharp Scheduler 5 - All Kinds Of Automated Tasks For DNN

posted by DNN Sharp - 4/4/2018
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Sharp Sheduler is a time-based, database events-based, POP Mail-based and application events-based task scheduler module for DNN. It allows users to create, edit, or remove DNN tasks (mapping from triggers to actions) via an intuitive user interface. Module 37956
  • $149.95 Standard License 1 domain and unlimited subdomains  

    Bundled with 3 Months Of Updates and Support

  • $749.95 Enterprise LicenseUnlimited installations within 1 organization
  • $1,499.95 Developer LicenseRedistribution*


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All Kinds Of Automated Tasks In DNN

Optimize your DNN portal to save a lot of time performing mundane time-consuming DNN tasks that would have otherwise been done by you or your team. The more you can set on autopilot the better.


This product will not be offered for sale as a separate product after September 30, 2021. It is incorporated into our AppBuilder platform, which is the next generation of our DNN Sharp products. It combines the power of all of our products to provide a full environment for Low-Code development. If you are interested, we’ll be happy to discuss how you can learn more about the new product and the migration path from individual DNN Sharp tools.

Workhorse Productivity Tool

Sharp Scheduler is what you need to serve as a master controller for the bits and pieces you want to automate on your DNN portal. With it, you can schedule complex activities to happen in the background of your DNN portal on a scheduled basis without hacky implementation.

DNN Schedule Migration

If you have specific tasks added to the DNN schedule, don’t worry, with Sharp Scheduler you’ll be able to migrate them.

Extensions Framework

Sharp Scheduler can be extended and customized as per your own needs from a minor utility that carries a simple task to a full-blown application that performs many complex actions.


 DNN: See Compatibility Matrix    SQL Server 2012+ ASP.NET 4.5.2+  IIS 7.0+ 


What's New in 5
  • Updated DNN reference to version 8.0.4 (.NET 4.5.2)
  • Added the possibility to sort Jobs alphabetically
  • Implemented the IMAP Trigger via Email Sync Addon and added the Ignore errors option into IMAP Trigger
  • Improved detection of the DNN Scheduler job by sending as parameter the database entry ID instead of the type string
  • Added actions to manage credentials via Credentials Store
  • Other bug fixes
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Powerful Features That Put You In Control
  • Interval Triggers

    These triggers fire under a time interval, starting from a specific date and time

  • POP Mail Triggers

    These triggers allow the user to fire the cron each time an email is received.

  • Cron Triggers

    These triggers use advanced Cron Expression syntax to specify firing schedules.

  • Database Triggers

    When data is inserted, updated into or deleted from a database table this class of triggers can be configured to fire.

  • User Created Trigger

    This trigger fires performing the advanced tasks you've configured when a new user is created.

  • Application Events

    These triggers fire once on application start/end or at the beginning/end of every request

  • Migration of DNN Schedule

    You can import DNN jobs with Sharp Scheduler. Multiple DNN Jobs can be executed at once.

  • One-Time Triggers

    These triggers fire once at a specified date and time.

  • Run Executables

    Sharp Scheduler can be configured to run an executable on the server.

  • Send Emails

    This action will send an email to a list of recipients. Optionally attach a list of files.

  • Execute SQL Queries

    When a trigger fires, it executes the specified SQL query, optionally storing the output for use in other actions.

  • Post Data

    Sharp Scheduler integrates with other servers, posting data to the given URL.

  • Persistent Job State

    With this option the schedule is saved in the database, so it's persistent on application restart.

  • Search Boost Integration

    This feature allows granular indexing of rules, documents, folders and pages with Search Boost.

  • My Tokens Integration

    If MyTokens is installed, Sharp Scheduler will call it to replace tokens in places such as SQL Queries or Cron Expression.

  • Extensions Framework

    You can easily extend Sharp Scheduler with new types of triggers, actions and services (that run triggers).

  • Execute Method

    Sharp Scheduler can invoke a method via reflection with parameters.

  • Execute PowerShell Scripts

    Sharp Scheduler can help you run a PowerShell script.

  • Manually Run Jobs

    This option permits the execution of a task manually.

  • Schedule History

    Sharp Scheduler provides logging capabilities for your schedules

  • Invoke Jobs via API

    This feature allows you to run a job via Web Service.

  • Misfire Instructions

    This option determines what should be done if the precise time when the trigger should have been fired is missed.

  • Impersonation Context of a Portal and User

    Once this option is enabled, Sharp Scheduler will run a job as if you were running it on that portal being logged in with that user.

  • Clone Jobs, Actions, Triggers

    Using this function makes it fast to create many jobs, actions or triggers that are similar.

  • Delete User Action

    Want to delete a user, including from the database or not? With this action, it's one click away!

  • Regex Parsing Action

    This feature was implemented with  the release of Sharp Scheduler 1.1 and is very useful to process data received from external sources.

  • Grant/Revoke User Role

    Sharp Scheduler allows you to grant/revoke the specified security role for/from a user.

  • AES and RSA Encryption

    These actions let you encrypt/decrypt data with AES and RSA according to a selected algorithm.

  • Server Request Action

    Starting with Sharp Scheduler 1.1 this action is extended to allow different HTTP methods and specifying HTTP Headers.

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Social Media Integration Add-on
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Build Your Own Extensions

Join the third-party developer team and create your own premium extensions. There's a very shallow learning curve, so you'll quickly create great extensions. Your extension could be the next DNN best seller.

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General Settings
Import Jobs
App Events Triggers
Database Triggers
POP Mail Triggers
Time Triggers
User-Created Trigger
your edition
Standard Enterprise* Developer
Install licence 1 domain and unlimited subdomains Unlimited installations and portals Unlimited installations and portals
Subscription (free updates and new versions)** 3 months or through 3/31/2022 3 months or through 3/31/2022 3 months or through 3/31/2022
Source Code No No Only with 1 year of updates option
Redistribution Not permitted Not permitted Permitted
Support** 3 months or through 3/31/2022 3 months or through 3/31/2022 3 months or through 3/31/2022

* Enterprise is defined as your company site(s) and those of your customers that are directly managed by your organization.

** The updates and support subscription depends on the option you choose (Bundled with Free Updates and Support through March 31, 2022)

You Have Questions, We Have The Answers

Frequently asked questions cover answers to most of the questions that you might have related to Sharp Scheduler. Please read this section carefully before waiting for support. Who knows? You might find the answer quicker than expected.

FAQ 1. Is there a trial version available?

Yes. You can download the Sharp Scheduler 30 day free trial from here

The trial version is identical to the full version, except for the time limitations.

FAQ 2. Can I extend my trial?

No, but for outstanding situations, please email us at [email protected]

FAQ 3. Will I lose the settings I make during the trial when I buy?

Absolutely not. You just need to use for activation the registration key received via email after the purchase was made.

FAQ 4. I’ve hired a developer to work on my site. Who should buy the license?

You should. It is always best for you, the site owner, to have access to your account on dnnsharp.com. That’s how you access downloads, license keys, and support. You can purchase a Sharp Scheduler license under your own name and then give the developer the license key for the site. That way, you retain control of your own module purchase in the event that you need access or decide to switch developers.

FAQ 5. Can I use Sharp Scheduler to build and distribute applications?

You can integrate and distribute Sharp Scheduler with your own products, but it should not be main functionality, it shoud be added value, and should not be in competition with our existing product. If we go into competition later, the developer will still be allowed to use the version he owns at that time, and continue to develop it, but will not receive new updates.

FAQ 6. Can I have one instance for dev, staging and live?

Yes, but please contact us at [email protected]

FAQ 7. Can the license be transferred?

Yes, but only if there is a transfer of ownership of the entire product.

FAQ 8. Can I upgrade to different license type later?

Yes, you can upgrade to a higher tier (and more value-packed) license for just the price difference in qualifying purchases made within the past 3 months. If your purchase was made more than 3 months ago, don’t worry, we still have a special offer for you. Just email us at [email protected]

FAQ 9. Where can I get support?

We have a dedicated support forum for Sharp Scheduler.

This forum is monitored on week days. That is the best place to pose your questions; not only does our team moderate the forum and provide light module support, but other users are always chiming into the the discussions with their own thoughts — which makes for a solid experience on all fronts, and allows a number of perspectives that wouldn’t be present during an email exchange.

Our support forums focus on helping people with bugs and other issues, and we can not provide in-depth support on complex customizations of our modules. Most legitimate bugs that are reported will be logged and fixed for the next release; if a workaround can be easily provided, we’ll share one in the interim. When it comes to customization, while we’re happy to help point users in the right direction towards accomplishing a desired customization if we can, we won’t build your site or app for you.

FAQ 10. If I upgrade my DNN version, do I need to also upgrade the module?

It's recommended because we test and optimize for new versions. Sometimes, new DNN version also breaks our modules so then you'll be required to upgrade. It's recommended to upgrade all at once to optimize the Q&A costs.

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5 5 (6 product reviews)
Brookhaven W says... 5 5.0
POWERFUL module. EXCELLENT support.
Posted 10/17/2018
Richard S says... 5 5.0
DNNSharp released their new scheduler. This is something I have been “seriously” needing and was hugely excited when it came online. First let me tell... Show More
Posted 8/28/2013
Parham J says... 5 5.0
Great Module! Great Support! I have always enjoyed all DNN Sharp modules as they are really handy and useful. Recently, I decided to buy their new... Show More
Posted 9/20/2013
Jonathan S says... 5 5.0
This is one of the most useful modules we have ever purchased. It has allowed us to quickly and easily produce scheduled integrations with 3rd party... Show More
Posted 10/23/2013
Lawrence D says... 5 5.0
Sharp Scheduler is a world-class schedule module. It is incredible how reliable, usable and flexible it is. We keep finding new uses for it to... Show More
Posted 2/19/2014

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Product Specifications

  • DNN Schedule Migration:
    If you have specific tasks added to the DNN schedule, don’t worry, with Sharp Scheduler you’ll be able to migrate them.

  • Enterprise Focused:
    At DNN Sharp, we want pricing that is simple, straightforward, fair to the typical user and fosters adoption across your organization. Once you choose a Sharp Scheduler license, you have as many DNN installations as you want, at no additional cost.

  • Extensions Framework:
    Sharp Scheduler allows you to extend it with new functionality and customize it to your own needs, just the way you like it by adding from a minor utility that performs a simple task, to a full blown application that performs many complex actions.