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Process

The Process actions run processes through Process Scheduler.

Run

Description

Runs a Process Scheduler process.

Parameters

prcname=value;

The process name.

prctype=value:

The process type.

wait=value;

True - the test waits for the process to finish.

False - the test does not wait for the process to finish.

The default is False.

outtype=value;

The process output type.

outformat=value;

The process output format.

outfile=value;

The process output file.

expected=value;

Defines the expected status for the process when it completes.

Expected status is based on status values returned in the Run Status column in Process Monitor.

For example:

expected=Success;
expected=No Success;

If the final status equals the expected status, then a Pass is logged; if not, a Fail is logged.

ret=&variable

The return value.

True - the process completed successfully.

False - the process did not complete successfully.

Example

Image: Example of Run Action

This example illustrates an example of the run action, followed by a conditional If_Then to verify that the process ran to success.

Example of the Run Action

 

Run_Def

Description

Changes the default behavior of the run process. Insert these steps prior to the Process Run step that they modify. This action only supports one parameter per step. For multiple parameters, you will need multiple steps.

Parameters

RunButton=value;

The run button name.

ProcessMonitorLink=value;

The Process Monitor link name.

ProcessInstanceField=value;

The field where the process instance ID will appear.

QueuedTimeout=value;

Overwrites the local option value (in minutes).

PostingTimeout=value;

Overwrites the local option value (in minutes).

ProcessingTimeout=value;

Overwrites the local option value (in minutes).

ExceptionTimeout=value;

General timeout, in minutes, for all the states that are not in the local option.

QueuedResult=value;

Overwrites the local option value. Valid values are FAIL and WARN.

PostingResult=value;

Overwrites the local option value. Valid values are FAIL and WARN.