Automation Made Easy: The 4 Steps of Xpress Conversion Tool
While defining workload tasks on a few servers, Cron always was a common choice. However, as the complexity increases across OS, applications, virtual servers and into the cloud, Cron showed it’s limits. With Stonebranch Universal Automation Center (UAC) you can easily control your processes, decrease batch processing time and improve auditability. The UAC dashboard Break down the limitations of your Cron based scheduling solution and enable Enterprise Workload Automation easily by automatically converting your Cron jobs with Stonebranch’s Xpress Conversion Tool (XCT).
Stonebranch's Xpress Conversion Tool, enables the completely self-managed conversion of your Cron jobs and tasks towards Universal Automation Center. No complex migration planning is required. The Stonebranch Cronfinder utility collects all your system and user specific Cron tabs based on a defined server and user list. Following the four simple steps of an automatic transition (find, read, convert, load).
Find and collect task definitions of all servers via XCT
Read existing definitions via XCT
Convert existing definitions to Universal Automation Center
Load the UAC files into Universal Controller
As a result you will have a one on one transition of your existing Cron jobs towards a UAC Cron trigger, and you will be able to immediately start scheduling your jobs via our realtime web-based GUI. Eliminate the drawbacks of your Cron-based scheduling solution. Discover the alternative now.
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