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API · It is sometimes necessary to disable a Task from the command prompt or from your custom app. When a Task is disabled, its Triggers and Task Schedulers become inactive · Task's state explained

Features & highlights

  • Disable Tasks and workflows from your custom business apps.
  • Deactivate Task's Triggers from processes that are located outside of Automation Workshop.
  • Disable an Automation Workshop Task from virtually any 3rd party program, script, or database.


To disable a Task using API, use simple syntax:

  • AutomationWorkshop.exe -disable "\Tasks\Network\Auth.task"
  • AutomationWorkshop.exe -disable "\Tasks\Network\Auth"
"C:\Program Files\Febooti Automation Workshop\
AutomationWorkshop.exe" -disable "\Tasks\Network\Auth.task"

Alternatively, use an absolute Task file path:

  • AutomationWorkshop.exe -disable "C:\ProgramData\Febooti Software\Febooti Automation Workshop\Task Files\Network\Auth.task"


  • The Task's path is shown in the Task PropertiesGeneral & Task tabs.
  • If an error is experienced during the Task disabling process, the Event ID 2265 "Unable to process an external API request" will be shown.

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