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I have found a few discussions on the topic but no one that gave fully answer to my problem. I have an app with three chained workflows where I have chained them using Interface Designer as follows,
All of the three workflows runs without errors from Designer. The issue comes when publishing to the Gallery. After some trial and error I have resulted in the following bundling when publishing. I.e I de-select everything except for the two chained workflows.
Both the subsequent workflows are reading input data from files and database.
However, when publishing this to the Gallery, only the first workflow is saved without errors. For the other two workflows, I receive errors that none of the input files are found or the limit is reached.
Should I do something differently when grouping the assets? Or when chaining the apps?
For me, I am not using the output from the previous app.
I think the issue I have, I am using a network drive to save my workflows locally but the Gallery Server doesn't have access to folder location. When I package the app2 to app1 it does the 30 sec fail.
Is it possible to chain apps on the Gallery that can't access the app2 file location? Is is possible for App2 to be on Gallery and chain to it?
I have tried the, no folder location but use app2.yxwz but when I go to workflow assets it says it is Missing.
Sorry for late response, I have tried your suggestion below by setting all files to relative paths and including them when uploading to the Gallery but without any luck.
All three chained apps works fine running them separately from Designer but when saving to the gallery I am receiving errors for the second workflow such as 'Tool #<tool id>: Parse Error at char(XX): Unknown variable "Sheet names"' for input tools. So it feels like it doesn't find the files?
Thank you for reaching out, Are any of the workflows/chained apps using the same file read/write. Perhaps a copy of the workflow. what happens if you select Group Assets by Tool when uploading the workflow. This should show individual references for each tool. Please also provide a screenshot of the error message.
The first chained app reads files from an ftp location and stores them on the C: drive as xlsx files. The gallery and the desktop are both on the same server where this C: folder is located. Hence the first app does not output any files itsef.
Both the second and third app have macros as well as file inputs. The macros in their turn have file inputs and these files are ones stored from the first app.
I have tried Group assets by tool and including all the files as well as deselecting all the files and only keeping the macros for the two subsequent apps. When doing so, I get the following error message for all the input tools that reads the xlsx files.
I have tried both absolute paths as well as updated all the files to relative paths from Options -> Advanced settings -> Workflow dependencies for both the two subsequent apps.
It confuses me a bit that when I click Group assets by tool, all the macros and input files for the two subsequent apps is located under the second app and no one under the third app.