The general tab is provided for all variable types and allows the configuration of common information such as the variable name and description.



Enter the name of the variable. The variable name:

  • May contain only letters and numbers

  • Must be unique in the automation profile

  • Is displayed within automation profiles with brackets - for example [MailboxStore].

Display Name

The name that is displayed to the user in the user interface when they are executing the automation profile.


The description of the variable that is displayed to the user.

Hidden Variable

Determines whether the user is visible for user input. This is used for variables that are set programmatically using automation tasks.

Input Required

Determines whether the user must enter a value for this variable before progressing. When Hidden Variable is checked, this field is disabled.