Modifying a Business Process Model Using the Text Editor

You can modify a business process model by using the text editor.

Note: If you do not need to modify the BPML but only need to change processing options, skip step 6. By doing this, you check the process out and then immediately begin the check-in procedure where you can set the processing options.
  1. From the Business Process menu, select Manager.
  2. Type all or part of the name for the business process you want to edit into the Search box and click Go!
  3. Click source manager next to the business process you want to edit.
  4. Click edit next to the business process to access the text editor. This checks out the process and locks it.
  5. Type a new description that helps you identify this version of the business process. See Business Process Description.
  6. In the Business Process field, either type or copy and paste BPML code that you want to edit.
  7. Click Validate to validate the process model. You cannot enable a business process until it is validated.
    A system message indicates whether the process is valid or invalid.
  8. Is the process valid?
    • If No, correct invalid BPML code and repeat step 7 as necessary. You can view error information by clicking the link in the error message.
    • If Yes, click Next.
  9. Specify whether you want to track the progress of the document when the business process runs. See Business Process Levels.
  10. Specify whether you want the business process to run its onFault protection should the business process encounter an error when it is running.
  11. For Set Queue, indicate the queue, previously defined to allocate resources, at which to place this business process for processing. See Business Process Levels.
  12. Indicate the level of persistence to retain data that makes up the business process. See Business Process Levels.
  13. Indicate the level of event reporting that you would like for this business process. See Business Process Levels.
  14. Indicate the level of recovery for this business process if the business process should halt during execution. See Business Process Levels.
  15. Indicate the level document storage for documents that process when the business process runs. See Business Process Levels.
  16. Indicate deadline settings for the business process to run. See Deadline SettingsDeadline Settings.
  17. Click Next and indicate the life span (archiving information) for the level of persistence data you are retaining. See Business Process Life Span.
  18. To compile the business process data, click Next.
  19. To enable the business process, verify that Enable Business Process is selected.
    If you do not enable the business process, you can not run it in Sterling B2B Integrator without first enabling it later. For instructions to enable it independently of the check-in procedure, see Enabling a Disabled Business Process. dd
  20. If you want to create a permission associated with the business process model, select Create Permission.
  21. Review the Business Process settings and click Finish.