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JCHIRSCHY
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Exception handling

Hello,

 

I was assuming that a workflow would not do any further actions when an prior action is in error. 

 

A bit of context : I have a workflow with 4 custom code actions.

For example, when the first custom code action throw an error, I was expecting that the workflow would have stopped and would not execute any further actions.

 

Is it the normal behaviour or am I missing something ? 

 

Thanks for your help

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LMeert
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Top Contributor | Platinum Partner

Exception handling

Hi @JCHIRSCHY,

 

Given how you present your issue, I imagine your workflow did not stop and the subsequent custom code actions executed ?

 

If so, I'm also surprised as I had the same asumption.*

I've had a look at the automation API documentation (related to custom workflow actions development) which I imagine is more or less based on the same principle.

 

This is particularly interesting and I wonder how this can apply to the custom code actions :

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I guess you could try to return the hs_execution_state variable in your custom code output to influence how the workflow behaves in case there's an error.

 

Maybe @dennisedson can help us find an answer ? (Or someone with an answer at least haha)

 

Best regards,

Ludwig

 

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dennisedson
Community Manager
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Exception handling

 

@LMeert  is on the right path.  If there are errors, it will still move to the next step. 

After the action, add a "value equals" step. From here you can setup a branch to handle a success or a failure.

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Thanks,

Dennis




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