Dynamic cron schedules / timers via dashboard control

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This flow demonstrates how you can add, remove, pause, resume CRON schedules / timers via dashboard control at runtime with node-red-contrib-cron-plus.

Requirements...

Install node-red-contrib-cron-plus from the pallet manager

Features...

  • Add a schedule
    • CRON expression or a datetime can be entered
  • View existing schedules
  • Delete a schedule
  • Pause a schedule
  • Resume a schedule

Screenshot...

2019-10-20_14-42-03

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Flow Info

Created 1 year, 1 month ago
Updated 6 months ago
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Node Types

Core
  • catch (x1)
  • change (x4)
  • debug (x1)
  • function (x2)
  • link in (x1)
  • link out (x1)
  • switch (x1)
Other
  • cronplus (x2)
  • ui_button (x2)
  • ui_group (x1)
  • ui_tab (x1)
  • ui_template (x2)
  • ui_text (x1)
  • ui_text_input (x3)
  • ui_toast (x2)

Tags

  • cron
  • cron-plus
  • dashboard
  • timer
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