Wrong calculation of items

Hello !

Describe the problem/error/question

When I try to run my workflow, there is a strange behaviour. Even though I only have one item, the nodes run 11 times (it could be a different number for other workflows).
This is corrected on the UI very fast but yet, the nodes are running a lot of times which is not great at all for performences (See console where HTTP requests are made).

Please share your workflow

Video Screenshot: https://cdn.zappy.app/e4ff9e77295713e65450d1dbb26fce0b.mp4

Information on your n8n setup

  • n8n version: 1.20.0
  • Database (default: SQLite): SQLite
  • n8n EXECUTIONS_PROCESS setting (default: own, main): own
  • Running n8n via (Docker, npm, n8n cloud, desktop app): Docker
  • Operating system: Ubuntu 20

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  • Running n8n via (Docker, npm, n8n cloud, desktop app):
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@Henri_Chabert , do you use “Retry On Fail” option in your HTTP Request node? From your video I can see that the request failed and it was retried many times.

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Hello @ihortom,
Sorry for the late answer.

I don’t use such feature. The fact that it was retried is indeed strange and that I guess it comes from the wrong calculation of items inside the flow.