This article describes the Action object.


Create an Action

To create an object, select Manage then a folder.
  • Select New > Action
  • Name: Enter a name
  • Type: Select an Action type
  • Configure Action details
  • Select the Save button

Action Types

Create FileCreate a file in a Network Folder
Run CommandExecute a program or batch file
Run QueryExecute a database query
Send EmailSend an email notification
Send Teams MessageSend message to Microsoft Teams channel
Send Slack MessageSend message to Slack channel
Start BurstStart a Burst
Start XDCStart an XDC
Start ScheduleStart a Schedule
Set TriggerSet a Trigger Event



Create File

  • File: Select the folder icon to select a destination folder for the file. Define a file name at the end of the selected path (e.g. Folder 1\Folder 2\file.txt)
  • Content (optional): Enter file content text

Run Command

  • Command File: Enter the command file to be executed (e.g. command.bat)
  • Network Folder: Select the Network Folder containing the command file
  • Parameters (optional): Enter any parameter(s) required by the command file

  • The Network Folder hosting the command file must be registered prior to creating the action
  • The service account must have Execute access on the command file

Run Query

  • Select Query: Select the Select Query button to select a database query
  • Parameters (optional): Enter parameter value(s) to pass to the query (syntax:  @<PARAMETER>=<VALUE(S)> )

Send Email

  • Subject: Enter a subject
  • From (optional): Enter a From address (overrides system default)
  • Message (optional): Enter a message

Email Recipients
  • Select the plus (+) button 
  • To: Select To, CC, or BCC
  • Recipient: Select Email Address, InfoBurst User, InfoBurst Group, or Data Source
    • Email Address: Enter an email address
    • InfoBurst User: Select a user
    • InfoBurst Group: Select a user group
    • Data Source: Select a Data Source
      • For Database Query define Parameters, Delimiter and Column to use (if applicable)
      • For MultiColumn List or File List, define Column to use and Condition (if applicable)
  • Select Save

Send Teams Message

Send a message to a Microsoft Teams channel. Requires Webhook configuration.

  • Select Teams Channel
  • Enter Message (optional)

Message Formatting

Format message sent to Microsoft Teams using Macros and markdown text formatting:

Send Slack Message

Send a message to a Slack channel. Requires Webhook configuration.

  • Select Slack Channel
  • Enter Message (optional)

Message Formatting

Format message sent to Slack using Macros and markdown text formatting:

Start Burst

  • Select Burst: Select the Select Burst button then select a Burst
  • Delay Start: Optionally set start delay (minutes)

Start XDC

  • SDC: Select the Select XDC button then select an XDC
  • Delay Start: Optionally set start delay (minutes)

Start Schedule

  • Select Schedule: Select the Select Schedule button then select a Schedule
  • Delay Start: Optionally set start delay (minutes)

Set Trigger

  • Select Trigger: Select the Select Trigger button then select a Trigger