Differences between STATIC and DYNAMIC triggers


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  • Static trigger

    • Has no calendar defined to it

    • Brings in by autoscan

    • Fire multiple times.

    • It can never be used as a predecessor as it will never be marked complete.

  • Scheduled trigger

    • Has a calendar defined to it

    • Brings in by autoscan

    • Fire only once.

    • This trigger can be used as a predecessor.


  • Static Triggers do not get purged from the tracking file with new day autoscan whereas Scheduled Triggers (with backlog=no) get purged with new day autoscan.


Component: CA90S