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AWI PromptSet variables are not resolved on execution


Article ID: 84911


Updated On:


CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


Error Message :

Within in a PromptSet in the Automic Web Interface (AWI) version 12, predefined Variables are not resolved in a Text field PromptSet.  If you use them as a default value, they remain as text after the object activation.  Also, if you use the Input Assistant of a PromptSet, you can pick a value but after clicking on the insert button nothing is inserted.

Case 1
  1. Create a VARA
  2. Create a PromptSet
  3. Add the VARA to the PromptSet
Result of Case 1:  The VARA remains in a text format. 
  1. Create a PromptSet
  2. Include an existing Variable using {Variable} tab wizard assistance
Result of Case 2:  No variable can be selected.  


Cause type:
Root Cause: The Input Assistant of PromptSets causes the selected values not to be inserted into the corresponding input field.


OS: Windows
OS Version: N/A


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

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automic Web Interface 12.1.0 - Available
Automic Web Interface 12.0. - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Create a VARA and use in this way {VARA} in the PromptSet.