16.10 - Creating a Workflow - Teradata Ecosystem Manager

Teradata Ecosystem Manager User Guide

prodname
Teradata Ecosystem Manager
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-3201-067K
The Workflow Designer lets you add and connect nodes with drag and drop tools.
  1. Click Actions and then select Create new workflow to create a workflow from a blank template. Select Create Workflow from template to select a predefined workflow you can edit. Select Create Full System Seeding Workflow to create a copy of a system. The Workflow Designer work area appears with a blank workflow containing the Start, Task, and End node sequence.
  2. Complete the Workflow Properties fields in the panel.
    1. Enter the Workflow Name
    2. Enter a description of the workflow.
    3. [Optional] Click to set up an email alert for unexpected issues.
    4. [Optional] Click to set up the workflow schedule. Enter when to start and repeat the workflow.
  3. Click the Task node to edit.
    1. Select the Task Type. Choose from the following options:
      • Script Execution
      • Table Validation
      • Data Mover
      • Email
      • Unity
      • Hadoop
    2. Complete the properties fields.
  4. [Optional] Drag additional Task nodes onto the workflow as needed. You must complete the properties for each node you want to add.
  5. [Optional] Add an error transition to a Task node. You can add an action to occur if a node fails. Drag a second task to connect to a node. In the following example, the error transition is shown with a dashed line. An email sends if scriptExecution1 fails.
  6. [Optional] Click Threshold Rules.
    1. Click next to a Threshold Rules.
    2. Click to select a violation.
    3. Enter the length of the threshold in seconds if applicable.
    4. Click to select the type of response.
    5. [Optional] Select the box next to Execute action to send an email when the threshold is reached.
    6. Click Save.
  7. Make sure you have Start and End nodes.
  8. Click Save. After you save, you can control the workflow in the Workflow Designer summary table view.