Advanced Search for Business Process Instances

An advanced search is one of three ways to search for business process instances.

  1. From the Administration menu, select Business Processes > Advanced Search > Business Processes.
  2. Specify any combination of the following search criteria, as appropriate, and click Go!:
    Select the area to search from:
    Select one of the following options:
    • Live Tables – Display live (active) instances.
    • Restores Tables – Display data for instances restored from an offline location.
    Process ID
    ID assigned by Sterling B2B Integrator to identify an instance. Type the appropriate ID.
    Business Processes
    List of business process models currently saved in Sterling B2B Integrator. Select the appropriate name from the list.

    To select multiple process model names, select the first one and then hold the Shift key while selecting additional models. To deselect an item, hold the Ctrl key down while clicking the item to deselect.

    Search Inline Process Names
    Identifies business processes by the business process name. If you are running in inline mode, select Search Inline Process Names in the search options.
    System Business Processes
    Sterling B2B Integrator system business processes (that is, business processes that complete system operations outside of those completed according to your configured business processes).

    Select the appropriate processes from the list.

    Enable Business Process Operations
    Displays the option to perform activities such as Restart, Resume and Terminate in the Monitor page that shows the search results. Select the check box to enable the activities or clear the check box to disable the activities.
    Current or final state of an instance.

    The default value is ALL (search returns all instances, regardless of state). Maintain the default value or select one of the options.

    Current® or final status of an instance. The default value is ALL (displays all instances, regardless of status). Maintain the default value or select one of the options.
    Start date/time range
    Returns instances running or completed within the specified start dates and times.

    Using the following formats, type or select a starting date and time range and select A.M. or P.M.:

    • Date – MM/DD/YYYY
    • Time – HR:MN
    Returns instances according to whether they have missed their deadline, met their deadline, or have a pending deadline. The default value is Any (displays all instances, regardless of deadline status). Maintain the default value or select one of the options.
    Deadline Due date/time range
    Returns instances according to the deadline status indicated in the Deadline field, between the specified dates and times.

    Either indicate the past deadlines scheduled for the date and time specified or deadlines schedules next for the data and time specified. When indicating the ranges, use the following formats:

    • Date – MM/DD/YYYY
    • Time – HR:MN