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Passing Variables as Arguments in Job

  • 1.  Passing Variables as Arguments in Job

    Posted 08-13-2019 01:24 PM
    Hi,

    I have a requirement where I have to pass variables as arguments. These variables are credentials and I am trying to find out a way this information is not visible when the operator clicks on Job Details. I tried with Symbolic Variables in Java Script, however when the Jobs run, the variables gets evaluated and the credentials show up. I was checking to see if there is any way, this can be accomplished. Thanks in advance.

    Run a script /opt/script.sh
    Arguments to pass dotstosftptest $usr $pswd

    I am expecting to pass $usr and $pswd as variables when the job executes.

    Thanks,
    Arnab



  • 2.  RE: Passing Variables as Arguments in Job

    Posted 08-18-2019 02:24 AM
    Hey Arnab,

    How about writing the cred hard coded inside the script (so the operator just need to run the script with no variables) ?

    Or maybe sending just the user name from the Autosys, and having dictionary inside of the script for the password.

    You could also give the user execute permission , but no read permissions on the file (didnt try, not sure if will work)

    Yoni