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Amazon Simple Workflow Service
API Reference (API Version 2012-01-25)

StartChildWorkflowExecutionFailedEventAttributes

Provides the details of the StartChildWorkflowExecutionFailed event.

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cause

The cause of the failure. This information is generated by the system and can be useful for diagnostic purposes.

Note

When cause is set to OPERATION_NOT_PERMITTED, the decision fails because it lacks sufficient permissions. For details and example IAM policies, see Using IAM to Manage Access to Amazon SWF Workflows.

Type: String

Valid Values: WORKFLOW_TYPE_DOES_NOT_EXIST | WORKFLOW_TYPE_DEPRECATED | OPEN_CHILDREN_LIMIT_EXCEEDED | OPEN_WORKFLOWS_LIMIT_EXCEEDED | CHILD_CREATION_RATE_EXCEEDED | WORKFLOW_ALREADY_RUNNING | DEFAULT_EXECUTION_START_TO_CLOSE_TIMEOUT_UNDEFINED | DEFAULT_TASK_LIST_UNDEFINED | DEFAULT_TASK_START_TO_CLOSE_TIMEOUT_UNDEFINED | DEFAULT_CHILD_POLICY_UNDEFINED | OPERATION_NOT_PERMITTED

Required: Yes

control

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 32768.

Required: No

decisionTaskCompletedEventId

The ID of the DecisionTaskCompleted event corresponding to the decision task that resulted in the StartChildWorkflowExecution Decision to request this child workflow execution. This information can be useful for diagnosing problems by tracing back the chain of events.

Type: Long

Required: Yes

initiatedEventId

When the cause is WORKFLOW_ALREADY_RUNNING, initiatedEventId is the ID of the StartChildWorkflowExecutionInitiated event that corresponds to the StartChildWorkflowExecution Decision to start the workflow execution. You can use this information to diagnose problems by tracing back the chain of events leading up to this event.

When the cause isn't WORKFLOW_ALREADY_RUNNING, initiatedEventId is set to 0 because the StartChildWorkflowExecutionInitiated event doesn't exist.

Type: Long

Required: Yes

workflowId

The workflowId of the child workflow execution.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 256.

Required: Yes

workflowType

The workflow type provided in the StartChildWorkflowExecution Decision that failed.

Type: WorkflowType object

Required: Yes

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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