Azure timer triggered functions

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They are timed functions. One possible scenario is using them to update the merchandise inventory or the redundancies of a DB.

The Trigger Type property at the deployment unit should be "Timer" for this kind of functions.

Deploy steps

To start, read How to: create a GeneXus procedure to be deployed as an Azure Function.
To deploy the function, use the deployment tool. See Deploy to Azure Functions.

Function configuration: Scheduling the function

The time can be configured using an Ncrontab expression, or a TimeSpan expression.

The GeneXus property to configure the cron Time is:

  • "Schedule Time format", whose values are: {"Time value expression","App setting property name and value"}.

If the first option is selected, you have to configure:

  • "Schedule Time value" property.

Otherwise, configure the app setting name and value to be defined in the cloud, through the "App setting property name" and "App setting property value" properties.

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See also

For more information see Azure Functions.