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Subject Chain task allows email notifications of tasks within it?
Date   07/22/2007
Message I am having the following problems, any help is appreciated.

1. Email Notification - I am attempting to utilze the email notification menu option to report whenever a task completes with an code > 0 and cannot seem to get it to work. On many of my tasks and chains I am using email notification tasks to denote completion and they are functioning fine under the same email server configuration. I would like to get the general email notification working so I do not have to place error email tasks between all of the tasks in all my chains. ??

Thanks Sean

Reply1 Hi Sean,

Your email notify settings are fine. However, i could not see where the exit code was > 0 in the activity log. If any exit code > 0 , then email should be sent, but in your activity log, all tasks ended with exit code = 0.

Try and make a task fail (i.e. enter wrong directory for a copy task etc..) so that error occurs and exit code >0 . then see if email is sent.

-- Sincerely, Melvin Desilva Hitek Software

Reply2 I have tasks that end in >0 but they are nested within scheduled chains that still end in 0. Does the email notification only work against scheduled tasks?

Thanks Sean

Reply3 Hi Sean,

Yes, Email Notification is only for the top level scheduled tasks. i.e. if a task is part of a chain or called from another monitoring task, it will not trigger a notification.

-- Sincerely, Melvin Desilva Hitek Software

Comment In Version 6.12, Added new option to the chain task to allow email notifications of tasks within it.
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