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I am trying to Schedule an item to be target published from UAT to a Production environment, is there a solution for this? Because as I understand out of the box, it does not work, I have tried many different options, different agents were implemented. But there was no solution that allowed me to "schedule" to a "target" database. So my scenario is as following, I have UAT(CM) environment, and I want to target publish from it to the my Production(CD), but I also would like to schedule the publishing, I would like to save it and see it right away in UAT, but for the production I would like to schedule for the future day.

  • adding a new database+ publishing target? – Andrey Bobrov Apr 7 '17 at 7:38
  • Just to clarify, I have a publishing target set up. I need to be able to execute scheduled publishing at a "publishing target". – Tony Apr 7 '17 at 18:55
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The typical approach would be to have multiple publishing targets. The standard 'Web' one would be where you publish on your UAT (CM) and your CD would be pointed at a different database (let's call it 'Delivery').

When you are logged into CM, you can choose which publishing targets to push to: 'Web' or 'Delivery'.

You can also configure a publishing agent or use a publishing module for scheduled publishing to push out to the 'Delivery' database.

Some scheduled publishing modules:

  • Publishing agent is set up but once I save it publishes automatically to both the "Delivery" and "Web". Scheduling is my biggest challenge. I need to be able to schedule the publishing to the "Delivery", and execute at a specific date and time. – Tony Apr 7 '17 at 18:52
  • Sounds like you didn't specify the target databases for your publishing agent correctly. You probably need to have the publishing agent running at intervals only for 'Web'. Then use a module for a specific timed publish that targets only the 'Delivery'. – Jason St-Cyr Apr 11 '17 at 2:59

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