Waits until submitted FME jobs are started or finished by an FME Server. The list of jobs to wait for is identified by the job IDs of the input features. When a job that the transformer is waiting for starts or completes, it outputs the corresponding feature immediately.

Note: This transformer should not be used if your FME Server has only one engine.


This transformer requires an FME Server connection.

Output Ports


You can connect to an FME Server in one of the following ways:

Note: You can click the Status hyperlink to ensure that the FME Server connection has been successfully established.


Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.

Transformer History

This transformer was previously named the ServerJobWaiter.

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Keywords: ServerJobWaiter