MySQL CDC Connector > Mappings and mapping tasks with MySQL CDC Connector > Running a mapping task

Running a mapping task

A mapping task runs on premises under control of the Secure Agent.
By default, a mapping task runs to the end of log in the PowerExchange Logger log files and then stops. You must restart the mapping task to resume change data extraction processing. Alternatively, you can create a schedule that runs the mapping task on a recurring basis without manual intervention. You can define the schedule to minimize the time between mapping task runs.
To run the mapping task, use any of the following methods: