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Run Policy

Downloads and runs a policy file ( file.amp ) stored on SolarWinds N-central's server.

If a policy contains a large number of objects that causes the Automation Manager Designer to slow down, you can split that policy into smaller ones and combine them using Run Policy objects.

Use caution entering keywords for the input and output parameter names, as some Automation Manager keywords are reserved and can cause an unexpected error if used. For example, Result and ResultString.

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Input Parameters
Name Type Required Description
Policy Name Policy dependent Yes

Input parameters are based on the start parameters from the downloaded policy.

Output Parameters

Name Type Description
Result Number Returns a success value of zero or any value other than zero to indicate failure.
Output varies The output parameters of the Policy that is downloaded.

Example Input Parameters

Name Type Required Example
Policy Name Policy dependent Yes Retrieve an Automation Policy from SolarWinds N-central to be nested within the open Automation Policy
Input Parameters Link No Optionally, if the downloaded Automation Policy includes Input Parameters (created through the start object), link the input parameters to other object or other input parameters of the open Automation Policy.