# prefect-community

Jake Schmidt

12/18/2019, 11:23 PM
Sorry for al the questions… how can I tell a nested flow to run on the same distributed dask executor as the outer flow? Right now the inner flow is just running the default Synchronous executor.

Chris White

12/18/2019, 11:51 PM
Hey @Jake Schmidt - no worries; that’s what we’re here for! Your best bet would probably be to set the dask executor as your default executor via your user configuration file or via enviroment variables; for setting executor environment variables check out this example:
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