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Sharp Scheduler 5 - All Kinds Of Automated Tasks For DNN

posted by DNN Sharp - 04/04/2018

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.


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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+ Plant an App/AppBuilder

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.

Extensions To Leverage The Full Potential Of Sharp Scheduler
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DNN Podio Add-on

Build a centralized collaborative work platform by integrating your DNN portal with Podio platform

DNN Excel Generator Add-on

Create Excel spreadsheets using data captured with DNN Sharp's modules

DNN Stripe Add-on

Accept instant credit card payments through Stripe right on your DNN portal

EasyDNNnews Add-on

Make DNN Sharp's modules and EasyDNNnews talk to each other in a jiffy

Hotcakes Add-on
Hotcakes Add-on

Add products directly into Hotcakes shopping cart by means of DNN Sharp’s modules

Social Media Integration Add-on
Social Media Integration Add-on

Smooth integration with Facebook, Twitter and Google+

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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Application Screenshots
General Settings
Import Jobs
App Events Triggers
Database Triggers
POP Mail Triggers
Time Triggers
User-Created Trigger
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