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Trigger a Workflow


I am fairly new to alteryx and trying to figure out a best practice to trigger a Workflow. I would like to configure a workflow to run automaticly when a job /event is completed on other application ( K2).



Hello dmckee,


You might find this article useful, it gives you a few options to trigger workflows depending on your needs!



Thanks for the reply, The article is talking about triggering chain workflow in Alteryx, but would it also work if I have a action/workflow in third party app? 

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If you're in Alteryx and you want to trigger a third-party application, you can use the Run Command tool if your third-party app has a command line.


If you're in a third-party application, you can trigger a pre-existing Alteryx workflow using the AlteryxEngineCmd.exe command-line app (usually in C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin)




If you're using alteryx server, you can check out the post I just wrote:


It uses an iterative macro to keep checking for a condition.  the way it's built now it checks for a file, but you could check the state of a db too.