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Timer and Scheduling Service

Summary

Set up timers to trigger events within Murano.

The Timer services can trigger events once, on an interval, or on a schedule.

Operations

Name Tag Summary
timer.cancel() cancel an active timer
timer.cancelAll() cancel all active timers for a given solution
timer.list() List all active timers for a given solution
timer.sendAfter() create a one-shot timer
timer.sendInterval() create an interval timer

Events

Name Summary
timer timer trigger

Configuration parameters

Name Type Description
schedule object The task schedule definition
schedule.daily boolean This task should occur daily
schedule.hourly boolean This task should occur hourly
schedule.weekly boolean This task should occur weekly
schedule.yearly boolean This task should occur yearly
schedule.monthly boolean This task should occur monthly

Operations

cancel

Description

This operation will cancel an active timer.

Arguments

Name Type Description
timer_id string The ID of the timer to cancel

Responses

  • Returns {object} when The timer was deleted successfully. Note: if timer ID does not exist, it will still be marked as successfully deleted.

    Operation successful {object}

    Name Type Description
    result string Okay if successful
  • Returns {object} when An error occurred

    Operation error information {object}

    Name Type Description
    type string Error type
    error string Error message
    status integer Response code

Example

local req = Timer.sendAfter({timer_id="exampleId",duration=100}) print(req) req = Timer.cancel({timer_id="exampleId"}) print(req)

cancelAll

Description

This operation will cancel all active timers in the given solution.

Responses

  • Returns {object} when The operation completed successfully

    Operation successful {object}

    Name Type Description
    result string Okay if successful
  • Returns {object} when An error occurred

    Operation error information {object}

    Name Type Description
    type string Error type
    error string Error message
    status integer Response code

Example

local req = Timer.cancelAll() print(req)

list

Description

This operation will list all active timers in the given solution.

Responses

  • Returns {object} when The operation completed successfully

    All timers information {object}

    Name Type Description
    list [ string ] A list of timer id.
    result string A message describing the result of the operation
  • Returns {object} when An error occurred

    Operation error information {object}

    Name Type Description
    type string Error type
    error string Error message
    status integer Response code

Example

local req = Timer.list() print(req)

sendAfter

Description

Sets up a timer which will fire once after duration has passed.

Arguments

Name Type Description
message string, object, array The message to send when the timer is hit. This message will be fired to Solution -> Service -> Timer, and user can handle this message there.
duration integer The duration of the timer in milliseconds.
timer_id string The ID of the timer. If null, it will be generated for you.

Responses

  • Returns {object} when The timer was created successfully

    New timer task information {object}

    Name Type Description
    result string A message describing the result of the operation
    timer_id string The ID of the timer
  • Returns {object} when An error occurred

    Operation error information {object}

    Name Type Description
    type string Error type
    error string Error message
    status integer Response code

Example

local req = Timer.sendAfter({timer_id="abc123", duration=100}) print(req) response.message = req response.code = 200

sendInterval

Description

Sets up a timer which will fire once every duration.

Arguments

Name Type Description
message string, object, array The message to send when the timer is hit. This message will be fired to Solution -> Service -> Timer, and user can handle this message there.
duration integer The duration of the timer in milliseconds.
timer_id string The ID of the timer. If null, it will be generated for you.

Responses

  • Returns {object} when The timer was created successfully

    New timer task information {object}

    Name Type Description
    result string A message describing the result of the operation
    timer_id string The ID of the timer
  • Returns {object} when An error occurred

    Operation error information {object}

    Name Type Description
    type string Error type
    error string Error message
    status integer Response code

Example

local req = Timer.sendInterval({timer_id="abc123", duration=100}) print(req) response.message = req response.code = 200

Events

timer

Description

A scheduled timer is occurring. And timer task data is transmitted.

Arguments

Name Type Description
message object The message to send when the timer is hit. This message will be fired to Solution -> Service -> Timer, and user can handle this message there.
timer_id string The ID of the timer. If null, it will be generated for you.
solution_id string The ID of the solution this timer is associated with.

Example

function handle_timer_timer (request)

 -- Your logic comes here 

end

Last update: December 7, 2021
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