A task is like a ”secondary action” assigned to an endpoint. The primary action is the <success> and <error> action described in Types of Endpoints. The "secondary" action may contain zero or many tasks, that will be executed once the primary action has been completed successfully.
With a task you can
Each <task> is a set of commands embedded into an endpoint-definition in the endpoints.xml:
<!-- zero or many tasks -->
Offer-Ready uses multiple cores, if available. If not specified otherwise, tasks are executed in parallel and will be finished in an arbitrary order. In order to determine a distinctive order of tasks, read Parallel or Subsequent Execution of Tasks.