The custom status is a field that you can set from inside your element, and access from outside, without using a network connection on your element. The custom status is accessible via the ToMaTo API, making it very easy to access via automated scripts.
To set the custom status, you have two options:
exec_status/customin your archive directory.
You can access the custom status from the executable archive information window which can be opened in the editor, or retrieved via
element_info in the API. Note that the custom status is subject to a delay
[TODO: link] element_info rextfv_run_status