Service Manager


Run Program Quick Action

About the Run Program Quick Action



About the Run Program Quick Action

The Run Program quick action enables users to run a scheduled or unscheduled script to a remote data source.


Parameter Description
Enter action name A unique name for the quick action.
Enter action description Optional. A description of what the quick action does.
Enter category Optional. The category. Select from the drop-down list.
Connection The defined connection. See Using the Run Program for the Remote Host.
Program with Path

The full path to the server, including the name of the batch file. For example: \\MainServer\reports\reportprovisioning.exe.


NOTE: You must have access to the server.


The parameters to pass. You can have a parameter with a current context expression. For example, to pass the current category, enter an expression into this field.

Wait for the program to finish

Runs the program completely before returning to the page (synchronous). This field is not selected by default, which means that the page appears immediately without waiting for the program to finish (asynchronous). If using asynchronous execution, disable the Output Field parameter below.

Show program output in message box Shows the output in a message box.
Output Field

Only use this field if you checked Wait for the program to finish.


Specifies the field name to populate with the return value after running the program. Disable this field if the program execution is asynchronous (that is, if you did not check Wait for the program to finish).


Button Action
Save Commits your settings.
Cancel Exits without saving.

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