STARTPROCESS Workflow Application

Overview

The STARTPROCESS workflow application lets you launch a new request with the corresponding parameters. It provides a simple solution for inter-process communications.
There are three ways to use STARTPROCESS to launch a new request:
    Process ID
    Process name with process version
    Process name with test

Parameters

Process

Parameter
Type
Direction
Description
PROCESS_ID
Numeric
IN
Process ID of the request to launch (to be used independently, without the other parameters)
PROCESS_NAME
Text
IN
Process name of the request to launch
PROCESS_VERSION
Numeric
IN
Version of the process to launch
TEST
Text
IN
Test mode
    Y: Launch a test version
    N: Launch the active version

Optional parameters

Parameter
Type
Direction
Description
REQUEST_ID
Numeric
OUT
Returns the ID of the new request
IMPERSONATE_USERNAME
Text
IN
Username of the impersonating user
You can define other parameters as needed in the workflow process to launch; for example COMPANY (text type IN parameter), e.g. ACME_COMPANY.

Examples

Process ID

Parameter
Type
Direction
Description
PROCESS_ID
Numeric
IN
Send value of MY_PROCESS_ID (a numeric process data containing the ID of the process to start, e.g. 1320)

Process name with process version

Parameter
Type
Direction
Description
PROCESS_NAME
Text
IN
Send value of MY_PROCESS_NAME (a text process data containing the name of the process to start, e.g. LEAVE_APPLICATION)
PROCESS_VERSION
Numeric
IN
Send value of MY_PROCESS_VERSION (a numeric process data containing the version number of the process to start, e.g. 2)

Process name with test

Parameter
Type
Direction
Description
PROCESS_NAME
Text
IN
Send value of MY_PROCESS_NAME (a text process data containing the name of the process to start, e.g. LEAVE_APPLICATION)
TEST
Text
IN
Send value of MY_TEST (e.g. Y)
Last modified 1yr ago