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  1. Preface
  2. Workflow Manager
  3. Workflows and Worklets
  4. Sessions
  5. Session Configuration Object
  6. Tasks
  7. Sources
  8. Targets
  9. Connection Objects
  10. Validation
  11. Scheduling and Running Workflows
  12. Sending Email
  13. Workflow Monitor
  14. Workflow Monitor Details
  15. Session and Workflow Logs
  16. Session Properties Reference
  17. Workflow Properties Reference

Tasks Overview

Tasks Overview

The Workflow Manager contains many types of tasks to help you build workflows and worklets. You can create reusable tasks in the Task Developer. Or, create and add tasks in the Workflow or Worklet Designer as you develop the workflow.
The following table summarizes workflow tasks available in Workflow Manager:
Task Name
Tool
Reusable
Description
Assignment
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Assigns a value to a workflow variable.
Command
Task Developer
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
Yes
Specifies shell commands to run during the workflow. You can choose to run the Command task if the previous task in the workflow completes.
Control
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Stops or aborts the workflow.
Decision
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Specifies a condition to evaluate in the workflow. Use the Decision task to create branches in a workflow.
Email
Task Developer
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
Yes
Sends email during the workflow.
Event-Raise
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Represents the location of a user-defined event. The Event-Raise task triggers the user-defined event when the Integration Service runs the Event-Raise task.
Event-Wait
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Waits for a user-defined or a predefined event to occur. Once the event occurs, the Integration Service completes the rest of the workflow.
Session
Task Developer
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
Yes
Set of instructions to run a mapping.
Timer
Workflow Designer
Worklet Designer
No
Waits for a specified period of time to run the next task.
The Workflow Manager validates tasks attributes and links. If a task is invalid, the workflow becomes invalid. Workflows containing invalid sessions may still be valid.