Action Types

Below is a comprehensive of list of Ooyala Flex's action types and their specific behaviours.

We extend action types from time to time so please check this page for updates.

The plugin that is associated with an action defines its actual behaviour and configuration properties.

Action Type Icon Description Classification Workflow Launch Manual Launch Group Execution Group Member Execution Redo Undo
Publish Publish an asset I/O    
Unpublish Unpublish an asset I/O  
Republish Republish an asset I/O  
Export Export an asset and associated metadata I/O    
Import Import an asset and associated metadata I/O        
Download Download the file associated with this asset I/O          
Ingest Ingest and file and create an asset I/O          
Inject Inject metadata into the header of a file Process      
Transcode Transcode an asset Process      
Create Proxy Create a child proxy asset Process      
Transform Transform the structure of an asset Process      
Extract Transcode technical metadata and/or keyframes from the file associated with this asset Process      
Quality Control Carry out a QC against an asset Process        
Archive Archive an asset Capacity      
Unarchive Unarchive an asset Capacity    
Delete Delete an asset Capacity    
Restore Restore an asset Capacity    
Purge Purge an asset Capacity    
Copy Copy and asset Capacity      
Move Move an asset from one folder to another (remote or local) Capacity      
Rename Rename the file name that is associated with this asset Capacity      
Touch Reset the last modified date of this asset Capacity      
Set Metadata Schema Assign a metadata schema to this asset Workflow    
Set Metadata Instance Set the metadata Instance for this asset Workflow    
Launch Workflow Launch a workflow instance against this asset Workflow    
Publish Player Publish a olayer for this asset Workflow      
Unpublish Player Unpublish a player that has been published for this asset Workflow    
Republish Player Republish a player that has been published for this asset Workflow    
Add Member A member to this asset group Workflow      
Add to Group Add this member to an asset group Workflow    
Validate Validate this asset against a validation profile Workflow          
Decision Run this asset through a decision evaluation plugin (returns true or false) Workflow          
Message Send a message Workflow          
Wait Wait for a period of time (supports signalling and timeouts) Workflow          
Script Evaluate some script Workflow