The properties screen of an activity has an Advanced tab that lets you define a behavior in case of errors, the execution period for the activity; and lets you enter an initialization script. There are two versions of this tab:
a simplified version (for Start and End activities for instance)
a more detailed version (for the Query activity, for instance)
The fields to be entered in the Advanced tab are detailed in the following sections.
This field contains the internal name of the activity.
This field lets you change the image linked to an activity. For more on this, refer to Change activity images.
This field lets you define the action to be carried out when the task is triggered. There are three possible options:
These options are generally selected in the cart by right-clicking the activity.
You can choose to force the execution of a workflow or workflow activity on a specific machine. To do this, you must define one or more propensities at the level of the workflow or the concerned activity.
This field lets you set a warning for when the task takes too long. It won’t impact workflow operation. If the task isn’t finished by the time the Max. execution period is over, the Instance monitoring page will show a warning for this workflow. This page is accessed via the Monitoring tab of the home page.
This field lets you define the behavior to be applied for using asynchronous tasks. There are two possible options:
This field lets you select the time zone of the activity. For more on this: Manage time zones.
This field lets you define the action to be carried out when the activity has errors. There are two possible options:
The Comment field is a free field that lets you add a description.