Create Post activity

An activity that creates a post to a folder in Microsoft Outlook.


Create Post activity

Configure the Create Post activity

To configure the Create Post activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Exchange Server tab.

    Open Exchange Server tab
  3. On the Exchange Server tab, drag the Create Post activity onto your process.

    Drag Create Post activity

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Create Post activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Good to Know

  • Documentation for this screen is provided for completeness. The fields are mostly self-explanatory.

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create Post Configuration

Specifies the configuration to create a post in a folder in Microsoft Outlook.

Figure: Create Post Configuration screen

Create Post Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Exchange Server

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Exchange Server.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Exchange Server
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Exchange Server.

Post Subject

Function:
Specifies the subject line of the post.
Accepted Values:
  • One line of text that can have spaces.
  • A process data variable.

    You can use Process Data screen to specify a process data variable.

Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Post Body

Function:
Specifies the content of your post.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Store Post ID in this Variable

Function:
Specifies the process data variable that contains the post ID from Exchange Server.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable that accepts an alphanumeric string with no spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes