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UI Action Trigger New Approval

this can be used to modify the approver and re-send a new email
restricted to sys admins (or whatever role desired)

Trigger New Approval

current.state=='requested' && gs.hasRole("admin")


function trigger_new_approval(){
var res=confirm('Have you updated the approver and are happy to trigger a new approval notification?');
if (res){
alert('re-sending approval to ' + g_form.getValue('approver'));
gsftSubmit(null, g_form.getFormElement(), 'resend_email'); //MUST call the 'Action name' set in this UI Action

if (typeof window == 'undefined'){
function resend_approval(){

var grAppr=new GlideRecord('sysapproval_approver');
var grUser=new GlideRecord('sys_user');
if (grUser.get('sys_id', current.approver)){
if (!gs.nil({
gs.eventQueue('approval.inserted', current, grUser.sys_id, grUser.user_name);//--as per 'Approval Events (Task)' bus rule logic
gs.addInfoMessage('resent approval to ' +;
var sURL="/";
gs.addErrorMessage('ERROR - no email found for ' +;


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