Start task Action

When Start task Action completes, some relevant Task execution data can be retrieved by following Actions using Variable Wizard. Thus, it is possible to tell next Actions to base their operations on the outcome of started Tasks.

Variable Wizard - Start task Action

Variable Wizard gathers the following data from Start task Action:

VariableDescription
Last Task nameReturns the name of the last Task that was started by Start task Action.
Task completion statusReturns the completion status (i.e., successful or failed) of all executed Tasks in the same order these Tasks are listed in List of started Tasks variable.
Event IDReturns all involved Event ID values.
List of started TasksReturns the list of all started Tasks with their location. The order of listed Tasks corresponds to their successful and failed values provided by Task completion status variable.
Number of started TasksReturns numerical value indicating how many Tasks were started.
Action completion statusDepending on how the Start task Action is configured, it will report its Successful or Failed completion based either on successful launch (with Continue immediately option) or on successful termination (with Wait for task to complete / terminate option) of all specified Tasks. When Stop this Tasks with error if the started Task fails option is disabled, errors in started Tasks will not result in error of Start task Action itself.

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