This article discusses scheduling Transfer service for on-premises data jobs, supported frequencies to run jobs, and how to schedule a job provided a few example schedules.
You can schedule your Transfer service for on-premises data jobs to run at any frequency, up to every hour. Transfer service for on-premises data runs an incremental transfer at the frequency you specify, copies data to Cloud Storage, and records the results of the transfer in the Google Cloud Console without human intervention.
You can create or edit a schedule either:
Transfer service for on-premises data supports the following interval periods:
You can elect to start the first transfer now, or at a future time.
The following table presents several scheduling scenarios, and how to configure the scenario in the schedule editor:
|Scenario||How to configure your schedule|
|Copy data every night at midnight, forever||
|Copy data every hour, starting now||
|Copy data every Tuesday at 3PM, starting in 2 weeks and stopping on April 3, 2030.||
In addition to scheduling jobs at a specified time, you can re-run a job using the same configuration. Re-run jobs use the same configuration, but run only once.