Trigger Workflow from Alert or Backup Failure?

Last post 02-27-2014, 8:48 PM by dmcvault. 1 replies.
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  • Trigger Workflow from Alert or Backup Failure?
    Posted: 01-23-2014, 2:51 PM

    Maybe I'm not looking in the right places but I can't see a way to trigger a work flow during backup pre/post tasks or from an alert etc.

    Is this possible?

    So far it seems Workflows can only be manually run or run from a schedule.

    I haven't looked but it would also be good to be able to run them from a QCommand or Script so I could integrate with them externally.

  • Re: Trigger Workflow from Alert or Backup Failure?
    Posted: 02-27-2014, 8:48 PM

    Hello PeteC,

    You may have found the answer to this already but I figured I would provide an answer to this post.

    You can Save the workflow as a script, then configure it to run as a Pre/Post command...documentation for this is here:

    Save as script:

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v10/article?p=features/scheduling/advanced.htm#Running_Schedules_from_the_Command_Line

    Configuring Pre/Post scripts to run:

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v10/article?p=features/pre_post/prepost_process.htm

    Furthermore, Alerts can also run commandline operations thus allowing a workflow to execute as part of the notification process:

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v10/article?p=features/alerts/setup_alerts_command_line.htm

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