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Topic Title: Workflow: Process Agent loop and variables
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Created On: 02/26/2018 02:53 AM
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 02/26/2018 02:53 AM
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Apprentice (20-49)

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Hi Guys,

I actually thinking about a test case for process agents.
My example: I get a list of API endpoints from a datebase and save them into a dataset.
Actually i use normall task agents to loop through the dataset. I checked the process agent and with an installed curl on the linux system it also possible to send requests to an endpoint. I actually miss two points:

1. how get i data back from the process agent into the workflow?
2. How can i loop through a dataset with a process agent?

 03/02/2018 07:12 AM
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Alex Escalante

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Hello Timo,

The best way to get data back is to have the process you are running create a temp file with return data, then use another command to read that data from an agent.

Unfortunately you cannot loop through a dataset in the traditional way using a process agent. However, you may be able to use a shared dataset to loop through the workflow. Here is an example of how you might accomplish this:



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