Overview of Execute script Action

Automation Workshop includes Execute script Action, that allows integration of JScript, VBScript and PowerShell scripts as well as batch files directly into the Task, thus effectively extending the automation capacities well beyond those provided by Triggers and Actions of the software.

Although Automation Workshop is primarily intended to take care of process automation without scripting or programming, it also provides this low level layer access (to power users and system administrators) for particularly demanding automation scenarios.

Features & highlights:
  • JScript, VBScript, PowerShell script and batch file support for high scripting versatility.
  • Supports retrieving unlimited number of parameters and arguments directly from the script via dynamic values of Variable Wizard.
  • Allows fileless execution of JScript, VBScript, PowerShell scripts and batch file commands.
Usage examples:
  • Perform any file, string, arithmetical operations whenever necessary.
  • Integrate already existing scripts into a wider context provided by Automation Workshop platform.
  • Make a custom Action to supplement the set of Automation Workshop Actions or even Triggers.
  • Access Windows operating system interface via scripted use of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

Execute script

Action propertiesDetails
ScriptSpecify the script type and enter the script code to create a fully custom Action.
OptionsEnable or disable the Execute script Action.
ErrorsChoose which errors will lead to On Error behavior.
On ErrorSet the number of retries performed upon Action error; specify report email From and To addresses, run a different Task, switch to another Action of the same Task or stop the Task entirely.
Additional notes and resources:
Execute Script
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