This setting declares the duration of a window during which tasks of the given type will not be scheduled, even if the setting indicates that they should be started.

Values are in the ISO-8601 duration format PnDTnHnMn.nS with days considered to be exactly 24 hours. Further details on the format accepted and examples are available in Java’s Duration.parse(CharSequence) method documentation.

See: update task scheduler - supported task types for permitted values of the taskType.

Setting the key

Set this configuration key in the search package or data source configuration.

Use the configuration key editor to add or edit the schedule.[taskType] key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid java.time.Duration value.

Default value

No values is set by default, meaning updates may be automatically scheduled at any time of day.


Prevent full-update tasks being scheduled for 8 hours after the window start time (defined by