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When using System Startup & Shutdown Trigger, sometimes it is significant to provide the consequent Action with information whether the process has been started or stopped. Using Variable Wizard allows retrieving the event type and use it as a parameter later.

Startup or Shutdown event Returns value indicating whether the Trigger was activated by starting or stopping the selected process.
  • Startup · returns a startup value when the Task is launched upon process startup.
  • Shutdown · returns a shutdown value when the Task is launched when a process is finished.
Adjust()Streamline creation of Task workflows even further—instantly make quick variable adjustments such as in-place replacement (all, first, or last occurrence), trimming (whitespaces, quotes, etc.), or changing capitalization. Optionally, set a different display name.


Complex workflows often incorporate multiple System Startup & Shutdown Triggers. Are you wondering how to pull dynamic variables from the Trigger which set your workflow in motion? Or perhaps you need to pull data from any given Trigger, regardless of the activation criteria?

With the multi-triggering feature, tracking system boot-ups and shutdowns turns into a hassle-free activity—simply fetch the values from Any System Startup & Shutdown category—and Automation Workshop will seamlessly connect your Actions with the right triggering data, ensuring a smooth operation without any extra effort. Experience immediate automation advantages across both local servers and distant machines!

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