If you've ever wanted to gain more insight into your automation activity, the Automation Activity Log is for you. With the Automation Activity Log, you can gain insight into how your automations are running and where they might be getting stuck. ✨
What is it?
When an automation is triggered, you will have the ability to keep track of any actions or outcomes on the Automation Activity Log. This log will show you if the automation was successful or unsuccessful. If successful, the log will give you insight into when the automation ran.
Opening the log
There are three ways to view your Automation Activity Log. You can view all automation activities on your board, all activities for a particular automation recipe, or all automation activities on a particular item.
Log for the board
To access the activity log for the entire board, visit the the Automations Center. To open the Automations Center, navigate to the top of the board and click on the word "Automations":
Next, click on the "Board automations" tab:
And then the "Activity log" button:
From there, you will see a list of all of the automations that have run on your board. The list will show the date and time that the automation ran and whether or not the automation ran successfully. For more details, open the drop down menu by clicking on the carrot to the right:
Log for a select automation
To view all activities related to a particular recipe, visit your board's "Automations":
Select the "Board automations" tab:
Navigate to the recipe you want to view and click on the three-dot menu. From the menu, select "Automation Activity":
This view will give you insight into the activity related to this automation. You'll see every instance, including the date and time, when this automation ran. The log also displays whether or not the automation ran successfully. If the automation failed, you can see which element of the automation created the problem.
In this example, there was a failure in the connection between monday and Slack:
Log for a single item
To access the Automation Activity Log from an item:
- choose the item and open the dialogue window,
- open the "Activity Log" tab,
- and click the "Automation Activity" button.
This will open the board's Automation Activity Log. There you will see a list of all of the automations that have run on your board.
If you want to see which automations have run for this item, scroll through the "Activity Log" tab and look for the monday icon:
The Automation Activity Log has a few filters for easier navigation. Depending on how you access your Automation Activity Log, you may see different filtering options. The filters can always be found directly above the list of activities:
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