Composing action payloads with utility functions

Utility functions

You can use utility functions to compose the remote action payload templates.

Syntax

There are two different syntactical notations to refer to functions:

Shorthand notation

The shorthand notation is $util.function() – using this shorter notation is usually preferable for brevity, and also required within the Automate with AWS post function.

Formal notation

The formal notation is ${util.function()} – using this longer notation is optional in general, but not supported within the Automate with AWS post function.

Functions

The currently available functions in the $util namespace are:

Actions

You can use utility functions in the following actions:

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)