Schedule Order

Available in Responder Explorer.

With the proper roles and permissions, this tool allows you to set a date and time in the future to execute a switching or restoration order.

  1. Open the switching or restoration order.
  2. Select Order > Schedule Order. This brings up the Plan Execution Time window.
  3. The Start Time and Date fields default to the current date and time. Select a start time and date and a duration. Click OK to save.
  4. Close the switching or restoration order, and then save when prompted. The save to the scheduled order is not saved if you don't also save the switching or restoration order.

    All scheduled switching orders appear in the Scheduled Switching Orders window. Use the drop-down menu to filter scheduled switching orders by: All Scheduled, Next 24 Hours, Next 2 Days, Next Week, Past Scheduled Time, Assigned to Incident. Switching orders that have passed their scheduled time are displayed in red text. Switching Orders that have been assigned to incidents appear in blue.

    You can right-click any switching order on this window and select Edit to view it in the Switching Order Editor. You can also select View on Map to view the outage area in ArcMap. View on Map is enabled only if you have ArcMap open.

    Unschedule Switching Order

    If you need to Unschedule a switching order, do the following:

    1. Open the switching or restoration order. You can also right-click the scheduled order on the Scheduled Switching Orders tab and select Edit. This opens the associated switching or restoration order.
    2. Select Order > Schedule Order. This brings up the Plan Execution Time window.
    3. Click Unschedule. The switching order is removed from the Scheduled Switching Orders window when you save the switching order.
    4. Close the switching or restoration order and save when prompted. The scheduled order cannot be saved if you don't also save the switching or restoration order.
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