How to rerun an automation item

Updated on:
October 3, 2023

Re-running automations can be an effective method for recovering documents that were unable to be processed or you need to remake.

In this article you will learn how to:

  1. Re-run an automation that has previously been processed
  2. Resending signature requests

Re-run an automation that has previously been processed

To rerun an automation item, the first thing you need to do is to open your output page:

Next, you'll see a list of all the items that have been created by your workflow. On the right-hand side, you'll notice an icon featuring three dots. Give it a click, and then select "Rerun."

This will retake the data from the source and run it through the current document, which makes a new document (and sends emails/signature requests if they are part of your workflow).

Resending signature requests

Sometimes you don’t need to recreate the document, you just need to remind someone that they have a signature request. To resend a signature request, open the output page and expand the item line. Here you will see a button which will resend the signature request. 

Note | Signature requests will expire after 30 days.

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