Run a program

Get your programs to run automatically, either on a scheduled or action-triggered basis. ThinkAutomation allows you to orchestrate actions across the systems in your tech stack via a drag-and-drop studio. So, you can run programs and automate any number of actions inside them.


Run a program - overview

  • This baked-in ThinkAutomation action will execute any Windows executable file
  • You can set optional parameters and use %fieldname% replacements 
  • You can optionally specify user credentials that the program should execute as
  • ThinkAutomation can wait for the program to complete before continuing with any remaining actions in the workflow
  • You can also receive the output of the program, which can then be assigned to a variable for subsequent automations

Run a program – use cases

  • Auto-run a program at a fixed time
  • Trigger a program to a launch following a successful 2-factor auth
  • Remotely auto-start an IoT system
  • Restart a program following a detected system failure
  • Plus countless more, depending on your desired use case