Create Workflows

For more information about the graphical notations and XML representations for events, flows, gateways, tasks, process constructs, and more, see BPMN 2.0 Constructs.

IDM does not support the following constructs:


If you have workflows that use Flowable native email tasks, and you have SSL enabled, you must use secure port 465. Why?

  1. Create a workflow definition, and save it with a bpmn20.xml extension.

  2. Package the workflow definition file in a Business Archive File (.bar). A .bar file is similar to a .zip file, but with a different extension.

  3. Copy the .bar file to the openidm/workflow directory.

  4. Invoke the workflow using a script (openidm/script/), or directly, using the REST interface. For more information, see Invoke Workflows.

    You can also schedule the workflow to be invoked repeatedly, or at a future time.

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