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Result tab conversion to Postcondition tab adds ENDED_SKIPPED clause


Article ID: 84779


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


Error Message :

In Version 9 the Result tab of a workflow tasks has been replaced by the Postconditions tab.
When you load a Transport Case, the objects are automatically converted to the new version.

When the Result tab is converted to a Postcondition tab, the Result tab settings are to execute a script for a status other than ENDED_OK.  After the import to a newer version the Postcondition has one extra condition which checks to see if the status is ENDED_SKIPPED() else.

The intended behavior in V8 is as follows:
Check to see if the staus of the Task is ENDED_OK else execute a script (this includes the status ENDED_SKIPPED).

As of V9 there is no option available in the Postcondition tab to take an action on an ENDED_SKIPPED status because the Postcondition is not executed.



OS Version: N/A


Cause type:
Root Cause: Change of workflow behavior from V8 to V9 - See Release Notes for Version 9.00A on The DB Load utility added an unnecessary ENDED_SKIPPED clause to the postconditions of a workflow task.


Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automation Engine 12.0.2 – Available
Automation Engine 11.2.4 – Available
Automation Engine 11.1.6 – Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Add the script to be executed in the Task Dependencies in case the Task is skipped.