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WFA custom workflow does not populate variable in WFA 5.0 and 5.1x

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Applies to

  • OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) 5.1.1, 5.0
  • Custom workflow
  • User Inputs
  • Variable


  • A custom workflow in WFA does not populate a variable that should hold the new qtree name
  • This workflow worked successfully in the old version of WFA (prior to WFA 5.0) and stopped working once we changed to the HTML UI.
  • The custom workflow fails with error:

The value for input $variable_to_catch_new_qtree_name has to be provided



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