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Custom Step ReturnValue will not return JOB:PARENT_JOB_NAME

Question asked by alison_ott on Apr 29, 2015
Latest reply on Apr 30, 2015 by KBedel-esristaff

I have created a custom step called otReturnParentJobName.


It uses JTXSteps.ReturnValue and has only one argument



When I run this step in a job that is a child of another job I get the message "Invalid parameter"


I have checked the database table JTX_JOBS and know that this is a child and can find the name of the parent job in the table.


If I change the step to



It works successfully. Why can it get one value and not the other?


I am running 10.2.2 on Oracle.