Turn on a rule if I run it OR notify me if it fails because the rule wasn't turned on

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If a don't notice that a rule is disabled before I go to RUN it, nothing stops me. It lets me run the rule.  I don't get any failure emails or anything.   It's not until I realize that I haven't gotten a success email that I notice the rule never even tried to run because it was disabled.

One of the following should happen:

A) If I want to run the rule, just turn the rule on for me.  
B) If I try to run the rule, and it's disabled - don't let me go through the motions of actually running it.

Preferably A.
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Jeff Kirkpatrick, Champion

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Posted 4 months ago

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Ben, Champion

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YES JEFF. I have gone through this before too and had that immediate moment of "how did I even get here?" One of those adjustments would be great. Even a message that says "this rule is currently disabled, would you like to enable it and run?"
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+1 I ran into this yesterday thinking the rule was taking a wicked long time - when it should have only taken a few seconds.  Decide to go double check the history.  I forgot to enabled the rule after creating it >.<
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Jitin Mehndiratta, Product Manager

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Valid input Jeff. We should not allow the rule to be run if it is inactive.