Schedule a Color Quota Task

To add a scheduled Set Color Quotas or Reset Color Usage task, do the following:

  1. In System Configuration, select Scheduled tasks in the left menu.
  2. Select Set color quotas from the Add scheduled task list to open the Add Scheduled Task page.
  3. Enter a Name and Description for the task.
  4. Select from the Run if missed checkbox to the task runs immediately when the system is back online.
  5. Clear theSuspended checkbox to run the task at the scheduled intervals. See Suspend a Task for details on suspending a task.
  6. Select the Task type from the list.
    • Set color quotas - You can schedule a different quota task for the same user, department or group. For example, you can limit User A to print or copy 10 color pages during peak business hours, and then allow that same user to print or copy up to 30 color pages during off-peak hours.
    • Reset Color Usage - Resets the number of color pages used back to "0". The user can then print or copy in color until they reach their set quota.
  7. Apply the task to one of the following:
    • All Users - applies to all users, regardless of the department or group they may be assigned.
    • Department - select a department from the drop-down list that the users are assigned to.
    • Windows group - select the group name by typing the name and checking it.
  8. Under When to Run schedule the task to occur either once, every day, every week, or monthly.
  9. Choose a Start date from the calendar, and enter theStart time for the task to run.
  10. Click Save to save the scheduled task.