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Starting an external data flow run

Updated on March 11, 2021

Use the Call instruction with the pxStartRunById activity to start an external data flow run that has already been created.

  1. Create an instance of the Activity rule in the Dev Studio navigation panel by clicking RecordsTechnicalActivity.
  2. In the activity steps, enter the Call pxStartRunById method:
    1. Add the first step:
      • Method: Page-New
      • Step page: runOptions
    2. Add the second step:
      • Method: Call pxStartRunById
      • Step page: runOptions
    3. In the second step, click the arrow to the left of the Method and specify the runID parameter

      You can find the run ID on the Data Flows landing page.

  3. Click Save.

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