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Description

You can use the Execute a process step to execute a shell script on the host where a job will run.

  • The step is similar to the job entry Shell, but can be used in a transformation.

Options

The following table provides a description of the options available for the Execute a process step:

Option

Description

Step name

Name of the step; this name has to be unique in a single transformation

Process field

The field name in the data stream that defines the process to start (shell script / batch file to start). Arguments can also be used.

Fail if not success

Checking this option means if the exit status is different than zero the step fails. You can use error handling to get these rows.

Result fieldname

Specify here the name of the result fieldname (STRING) added in the input stream. This field includes the output stream of the process.

Error fieldname

Error fieldname.

Exit value

Exit value fieldname.


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