GetAsset

The GetAsset component enables the user to extract the value of an existing variable/asset (ex: Files, Credentials etc.) from Orchestrator using unique asset name. Before using the GetAsset component the user must establish a connection to the Orchestrator using the SetConfig component.

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Ports

The GetAsset component exposes the Control In, Control Out, Data In and Data Out ports by default. Before using the GetAsset component, user must establish a connection to the Orchestrator using the SetConfig component.

Port Description
Control In Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
Control Out Must be connected to the Control In port of any other component.
Data In The GetAsset component exposes the following Data Inputs:

Name: Specifies the name of the existing asset against the process, from which user wants to extract the value

Datatype should be String.
Data Out Return the value of the specified asset of the process with String datatype.

Properties

For GetAsset component - User can edit the following properties, in the properties window.

Property Description
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is executed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is executed.
Enable Timeout Allows users to enable timeout for the component
Timeout Allows users to define a timeout for the component

Note

To search for a specific property user can use the filter available in the properties window.

Example

Let us consider an example of the GetAsset component.

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To get the asset value of specific asset:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Orchestrator, and then expand Common.

  2. Drag the SetConfig component and drop it on the Design Surface.

  3. In the Toolbox, expand Orchestrator, and then expand ASSETS.

  4. Drag the GetAsset component and drop it on the Design Surface.

  5. Enter the URL, RoboID and ProcessID inside the SetConfig component.

  6. Enter unique name of Asset inside Name Data In port of GetAsset component.

    Note

    To display the returned value, user can add a Show component found under MessageBox.

  7. To add the Show component:

    a. In the Toolbox, expand General Category.

    b. Expand MessageBox, drag the Show component and drop it on the Design Surface.

  8. As per the flow connect all control ports and data ports in the activity.

  9. In the toolbar, click Run.

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