How to Change the Interval Run Times for the Database Background Jobs - System Monitor (Symon) and Data Monitor (Damon)
(Doc ID 908274.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2023
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.0 and later Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.0 and later All Platforms
The Data Monitor (DAMON) and System Monitor (SYMON) jobs are designed to run jobs at specific intervals and days. These intervals can vary between product versions, so it is best to reference the appropriate documentation for the specific installed P6 version and database type (i.e. Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server). The goal of this solution is to provide examples and instruction for modifying the run times for these database background jobs (In versions prior to 8.x, the data_monitor process ran every 5 minutes on a daily basis by default; in 8.x and later it is only scheduled to run on a weekly basis by default).
More information regarding what these background jobs are can be found in the Administrator's Guide under the section Database Administration using one of the following locations: