Variable Name "&$RESTART_RUNID#" description potentially misleading.

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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION

Issue/Introduction

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The short description of the &$RESTART_RUNID# predefined variable that appears in the 'Variables' list in the Variable Picker, is misleading. 
 
Old Short Description: "RunID of the restart" 

The Variable name &$RESTART_RUNID# actually contains the run ID of the *original* run of a task, even if it has been restarted.

New Short Description: "Returns RunID of the most recent restart."

In comparision, the variable &$RUNID# contains the run ID of the most recent rerun of a task. If the task has not been rerun, then &$RESTART_RUNID# and &$RUNID# will be the same. 

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Cause

Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: The short description of &$RESTART_RUNID# that appears in the variable picker should be changed to correctly describe how this predefined variable works.

Environment

Release: AUTWAB99000-11.0-Automic Workload Automation-Base Edition
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Resolution

This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): Documentation Guides

Automation Engine 12.0.0 - Available
Automation Engine 11.2.3 - Available
Automation Engine 11.1.4 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
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