Something that isn't obvious to me, I'd love to hear the answer:
What is the difference between a script on a hosted file to run via server schedule and one that is implemented via "Perform Script On Server?" Or is there a difference?
Both scheduled and PSOS run in a server context and are limited to server compatible steps. In addition to checking compatibility, be careful of any such scripts that need to import or export data as there are specific limitations on file types and locations imposed on these actions when this is done from a server context.
a) IF your PSOS performed script needs to access a different file, it has to be opened by the client first before you make the PSOS call.
b) PSOS is something that can be done "on demand" (whenever a user action causes it to be performed). Scheduled scripts are on a schedule. (Yes this should be obvious, but sometimes we forget the obvious differences.)
The admin must login to the console to run the scheduled script on the server. PSoS can be called from the client (with appropriate permissions, of course).
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So, Scheduled scripts are sort of by their very nature, Server-performed scripts? In writing those type, I should filter my script steps in the Script Workspace to those that are compatible with being run from the server?
Thanks. This reply addressed my confusion precisely. You're always so helpful!
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