I have a batch that runs every minute. In our recent salesforce maintenance window, it stopped running, and has to be restarted manually. This happens occasionally.
Is there a way to monitor is a batch with a certain name hasn’t run lately, like “last run time” or something like that?
Ideally, it would be great if we could be alerted if last run time > 5 minutes.
For clarification, there’s no error that happens–it’s just not being run.
A batch runs, then its close function schedules the next run in 1 minute. Forever, or until a maintenance window happens 🙂
You must query the CronTrigger object for nextfiretime and previousfiretime and send out an apex email if difference between them is more than 5 min.