The task settings tab allows for the configuration of settings to use when executing the external application.


   


Filename

The absolute path to the executable file on the XIA Automation Server.


Working Directory

The absolute path to the directory that should be used as the working directory when executing the application. This is typically the directory in which the executable file resides.


Arguments

The command line arguments to use when executing the application.


Wait for Completion

Determines whether the automation process should wait until the application has completed and returns an exit code before progressing.


Timeout

When Wait for Completion is true, determines the amount of time to wait in seconds for the application to complete. If the application execution time exceeds the timeout the application is terminated and the task is marked as failed.


 Note: The when application is executed the returned exit code is checked, any code other than 0 is deemed a failure and the task is marked as failed.