Summary


This article describes the Action object.



Uses




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


TypeDescription
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
Start BurstStart a Burst
Start XDCStart an XDC
Start ScheduleStart a Schedule
Set TriggerSet a Trigger Event

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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

Requirements
  • 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



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