Managing your tasks

System Administrator Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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The Tasks window can display up to 384 tasks, including up to 128 tasks with a status of In Progress, Waiting, or Suspended, and up to 256 tasks with a status of Completed or Failed. If the number exceeds these limits, the oldest completed tasks are automatically removed from the window.

Device Manager - Storage Navigator allows you to suspend, resume, cancel, and prevent tasks from being automatically deleted.

  • Users that execute the task or users with Storage Administrator (System Resource Management) role can view the details of tasks.
  • Users with the Storage Administrator (System Resource Management) role can delete, suspend, resume tasks, and enable or disable auto-deletion of tasks.
  1. In the tree, click Storage Systems > Tasks. The list of tasks appears.
  2. In the list, click the task or tasks that you want to modify.
  3. In the bottom right corner of the window, click the corresponding button for the task you want to perform:
    • Click Delete Tasks to delete or cancel a task.
    • Click Suspend Tasks to suspend a queued task.
    • Click Resume Tasks to resume a suspended task.
    • Click More Actions > Enable Auto Delete to delete tasks from the Task list when they have completed and the task list is full. This allows you to check for completed tasks and to clear the list when the limit (384) is reached.
    • Click More Actions > Disable Auto Delete to keep tasks in the task list after the tasks are completed.
  4. Verify the displayed settings and click Apply.