UCSD - Custom Approval Task (Run Time Workflow Input)

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    Task NameShowcase  the custom approval task to allow for workflow run time user input
    Description

    Showcase  the custom approval task to allow for workflow run time user input

    Prerequisites

    Minimum UCSD version: 5.4.0.1

    CategoryCustom task
    Components
    User Inputs
    User OutputOutputString

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    1. Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
    2. Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
    3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
    4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
    5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
    6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
    7. Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
    8. Click "Submit".
    9. A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.

     

     

     

    The custom approval task lets the user enter information into a submitted workflow and the information can be used on down stream workflow tasks.

     

    The workflow:

     

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    The custom approval task:

     

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    The variable in the custom approval task:

     

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    The variable name at run time:

     

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    The variable usage in the e-mail task:

     

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    The run of the workflow and approval:

     

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    The variable input:

     

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    The resulting e-mail:

     

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