The properties section defines the main settings for the job. Once a job is created the “Task name”, “Company” and “Compatibility” is specified.
“Task name” is the visible job name when you install a job or when its visible in monitoring.
“Company” is the domain name of the company that creates this job.

“Main procedure” is the procedure or function that gets triggered by Control Center, when it runs the job.
“Schedule” is the default schedule this job.
“Short description” is a one-line description of what the job monitors.
“Long description” is a more verbose description of what the job monitors.
“Version” is current version of the job.
“Compatibility” is what database platforms, versions or type this job support. The compatibility is specified as an FDL query with filters, where only compatible instances are left once filters are applied.
“Type” is set to task or alert. Task is jobs without status and alert is jobs with status.
“Use acknowledgments” indicates if this job will use the acknowledgment system
“Include in express install” indicates if this job is pre-selected to be installed when you add a new instance.
“Force install” indicates that objects in the internal objects list will be dropped if it already exists on install.
“Physical file” is the physical file name of the job. All jobs on Control Center is wrapped in XML. You can open the actual XML file with the “Edit RAW” button in the editor, but making changes in RAW edit requires expert knowledge. There are however backups.
“Automatic backups” counter of the number of automatic backups available. You can reset back to an older backup with the “Load backup” button.

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