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    Managing Software Image Deployment Jobs

    This topic describes how to manage software image jobs. A software image job is created each time you deploy software images to devices or schedule a software image deployment. You can check the status of jobs, see job details, and cancel scheduled jobs.

    To start managing software image jobs:

    1. Click Deploy in the Network Director banner.
    2. In the Tasks pane, select Image Management > View Image Deployment Jobs.

      The Image Deployment Jobs page opens in the main window.

    This topic describes:

    Selecting Software Image Management Options

    From the Image Deployment Jobs page, you can:

    Table 1 describes the information provided in the of the Image Deployment Jobs table.

    Table 1: Image Deployment Jobs Table

    Table Column

    Description

    Job Id

    An identifier assigned to the job.

    Check box

    Select to perform an action on the job in that row.

    Job Name

    Job name.

    Percent

    Percentage of the job that is complete.

    Status

    Job status. The possible states are:

    • CANCELLED—The job was cancelled by a user.
    • SCHEDULED—The job is scheduled but has not run yet.
    • INPROGRESS—The job is running.
    • SUCCESS—The job completed successfully. This state is applied if all of the devices in the job completed successfully.
    • FAILURE—The job failed. This state is applied if any of the devices in the job failed. But some of the devices might have completed successfully. View the job details for the status of each device.

    Summary

    Job summary.

    Scheduled Start Time

    Job’s scheduled start time.

    Actual Start Time

    Time when the job started.

    End Time

    Time when the job ended.

    User

    User who created the job.

    Recurrence

    This field is not used for software image management jobs.

    Viewing Software Image Job Details

    To view the details of a software image job:

    1. Select the job in the table.
    2. Click Show Details.

      The Device Image Staging window opens. See Using the Device Image Staging Window for a description of the window.

    Using the Device Image Staging Window

    Use the Device Image Staging window to view information about software image jobs. Table 2 describes this window.

    Table 2: Device Image Staging Window Description

    Field

    Description

    Job Name

    Job name.

    Start Time

    Job’s scheduled start time.

    End Time

    Time when the job ended.

    % Complete

    Percentage of the job that is complete.

    Status

    Job status. The possible statuses are:

    • CANCELLED—The job was cancelled by a user.
    • SCHEDULED—The job is scheduled but has not run yet.
    • INPROGRESS—The job is running.
    • SUCCESS—The job completed successfully.
    • FAILURE—The job failed.

    Host Name

    Host name of device.

    Status

    Device status. The possible statuses are:

    • INPROGRESS—The job is running.
    • SUCCESS—The job completed successfully.
    • FAILURE—The job failed.

    % Complete

    Percentage of the job that is complete on the device.

    Start Time

    Time when the job started on the device.

    End Time

    Time when the job ended on the device.

    Description

    Description of the job on the device. Can include error messages for failed devices.

    Close

    Click to close the window.

    Canceling Software Image Jobs

    To cancel a software image job:

    1. Select the job in the table.
    2. Click Cancel.

    Modified: 2018-01-24