updateVariablesWithSQL Step

Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Updates multiple variables from fields returned from the SQL statement


  • variablesToUpdate – Assign SQL column to variables/globals 
  • connectionString – Select connection string
  • changeDatabase – Connect to different database
  • sqlStatement – SQL select statement


  • True – step executed successfully
  • False – step failed to execute 



Let’s build and execute the updateVariableWithSQLDef example.          

  • Create a new definition called “updateVariableWithSQLDef
  • Select the definition and click the “design” button
  • Drag a updateVariableWithSQL step to the canvas
  • Connect the dots between the start and updateVariableWithSQL step

  • Click on the “updateVariableWithSQL” step to configure its properties
  • Configure the following values for the properties as shown on the below graphic
  • Click the “Assign SQL column values to variables” button as shown below

  • Save the workflow definition, create a workflow instance and execute. Workflow will start and updates the value in the configured variable/global with DB values.