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Recurring schedules
Recurring schedules are a flexible way to create complex recurring schedules with minimal effort.

Create a recurruing schedule

To create a recurring schedule, navigate to On-call schedules, click on Create new on-call schedule and chose Create recurring schedule as the schedule type.

Step 1: Add users

Add the users from the dropdown menu. Users will rotate in the order they are listed. You can change the order via drag and drop and remove a user by clicking on the x icon.

Step 2: Set on-call rotation

The on-call rotation determines when a shift should rotate from one user to the next user. Chose between daily and weekly rotations. For example, if you want your users to rotate every week, enter 1 week, if you want them to rotate bi-weekly, enter 2 weeks, and so on.
In the Starts on field, chose the start time of your schedule. Note that the start time will also determine the time when a user's on-call duty is handed over to the next user in the rotation.

Step 3: Set on-call coverage (optional)

By default, the on-call coverage is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, i.e. users are on-call all the time. If you want to restrict times on-call, e.g. to outside working hours only, you can do so in this step.
Restricting your on-call coverage will result in gaps in your schedule, where no one is on call. If an alert occurs during a time with no coverage in your schedule, then the alert will be escalated immediately to the next escalation level, without waiting for the escalation timeout. If no one is on-call on the entire escalation policy, no one will be notified.
Last modified 19d ago