The delay node postpones the execution of the part of the workflow after the node. The amount of time to delay the execution can be entered in the node.
The following workflow will help to understand the use of the Delay Node:
The goal of this workflow is to schedule the launching of the AWS resource every morning automatically.
The workflows will finally look like this:
The Trigger node is set from Monday to Friday(weekdays) at 9 every night.
In the resource node we choose the desired AWS resource which in our case is EC2 .
The action node stops the running instances.
The delay node here will postpone the starting of the EC2 instances till the next morning.
The action node simply starts the stopped instances the next morning.