Execution Task - Job Properties tab

In the Job Properties panel you can choose to override job properties with different values for use by the Execution Task, without affecting the properties of the original job.

Use the following screen elements to override job properties:

Override the following job properties

Select this check box to enable the overriding of job properties.

Set property

Through this field, select the relevant job property, and then enter a new value to be used by the Execution Task for the property. The list of available properties that you can override includes a wide range of job properties of various data types. Custom properties of the following complex data types are not included: any ACE or ACE Mask type and the List [String] type.

+ and -

Use these buttons to create multiple overrides:Use these buttons to create multiple overrides:

  • To override the value of another job property, click the + (plus) icon and again select a property and set a value.
  • To remove a property from your list of job properties to override, click the - (minus) icon.

Example

You have associated a trouble ticket number with your job through a custom property, but you do not want to have to modify the value of this property every time you run the job. Instead, you base an Execution Task on the job whenever you have a new ticket number to associate with the job.

Note

After running the Execution Task, you can access the definitions of a job through the results of any specific job run and see the new values that you defined for overriding job properties. For more information, see Viewing the job definition of a job run.

For more information, see Modifying Execution Task definitions.

Where to go from here

Execution Task - NSH Script Parameters tab

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