This topic describes how post-processing scripts work and how you can instruct Deployment Automation to use your own post-processing script.
Component processes in Deployment Automation perform post-processing whenever a plugin step finishes execution. Typically, post-processing scripts ensure that expected results occurred.
recommend that you wrap scripts in a
For details on managing steps in processes, see Create and design component processes.
When a step finishes, the agent performing the step runs your script. First, the agent loads the server log file and finds the exit code property of the target step using regular expressions from the script. Then the agent applies any actions defined in the script before processing the next step. For details, see View the output log.
To create a post-processing script:
Navigate to Administration > Automation.
Select the Post Processing Scripts tab.
In the Name field, enter the name of the script. The name must match the one you specified in the process step's properties.
- Click Save.
Note: Alternatively, you can create a post-processing script in the process designer when you set the properties for a plugin step.