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Scheduled workflows

Hi, Would it be possible to give a Scheduled Workflow an actual start date from when it can start running? Would it also be possible to create an option to force a scheduled workflow to start immediately.

This would be really helpful for when developing scheduled workflows as I always have a delay in testing them as well as making sure it starts running at/from the desired date.

Michael van Haastrecht Answered

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Hi Michael,

As for setting up a start date, I'd suggest you implement it with the evaluation criteria.

As for starting immediately, I'd suggest you submit a support CR, perhaps for a manual 'Run now' option for scheduled workflow rules. Contact you customer success engineer if you need assistance.

Hope this helps,

Ophir

Ophir Kenig 0 votes
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I just came upon this post and would like to know if there has been an update.  I also would like to see a 'Run Now' option to test the rule.  Some of my more complex rules are not running properly and I have to wait a day to test.

Elliott, John 0 votes
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John - not sure if you have tried this but it has been helpful for me,

Save your workflow as a custom action, that way you can trigger it on an object and see how it behaves - also, you can add in some notifications to print out details that will give you more insight into its workings.

Jared Thompson 1 vote
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