Start a Jobflow

Start a jobflow starts a specified jobflow from a specified sandbox.

Table 28.10. Attributes of "Jobflow execution" task

Task type"Start a jobflow"
Start onNode(s) to process the task.

This attribute is accessible only in Cluster environment. If there are nodes specified, the task will be processed on the first node which is online and ready.

Sandbox This select box contains sandboxes which are readable for the logged user. Select sandbox which contains jobflow to execute.
Jobflow This select box is filled with all jobflow files accessible in the selected sandbox. Type the jobflow name or path to filter available items.
Save run record Saves run record to database. If the task runs too often (once in several seconds), you can increase the database performance by disabling this attribute.
Parameters Key-value pairs which are passed to the executed job as parameters.

Event parameters like EVENT_RUN_RESULT, EVENT_RUN_ID, etc. are passed to the executed job without limitations. The EVENT_RUN_RESULT and EVENT_RUN_ID parameters are used in context of event listeners. They are not used in context of scheduling.

Web GUI - Jobflow execution task

Figure 28.4. Web GUI - Jobflow execution task

Please note that the behavior of this task type is almost the same as Start a Graph.

If the jobflow start is triggered by an event, the same set of parameters as in a graph event listener is passed to the jobflow. Parameters.