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Can you pass a value to a special command parameter on the fly and use in command condition?

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I'm trying to pass a Y/N value to a special command.   This works and I can use the token inside of the special command.  However I cant get it to work when when I try to reference it in a command condition.

 

This will work

ksc_set flag="Y"

sc_create_script

...and inside the special command I can reference the [FLAG] token or use it in a command condition

 

This will not work

**i can reference the token inside the commands, but not on the command condition

sc_create_script flag="Y"

 

 

I've tried  [P.FLAG]  [PKGL.P.FLAG]  [VP.FLAG].... nothing seems to work.   I'm guessing you have to set the token?

 

 

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Hello Bzdafro, 

 

 

This is the way that special commands were designed. Unfortunately they don't resolve tokens in the conditions. This is an enhancement as it is working as designed

 

 

 

Hope it helps.

 

Thanks & Regards, 

Natalia

HP Support
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Hello Bzdafro, 

 

 

This is the way that special commands were designed. Unfortunately they don't resolve tokens in the conditions. This is an enhancement as it is working as designed

 

 

 

Hope it helps.

 

Thanks & Regards, 

Natalia

HP Support
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You can define flag as a parameter on your special command. It can then be used on the command steps in your special command. The value of the parameter can be specified with a token on the call to your special command.

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I have the flag specified as a parameter and associated with a token name.   This works within the special commands, but it seems you cannot use the parameter token in a command condition itself (unless the object type sets it beforehand with a ksc_set). 

 

 

   

 

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