Lawson Security

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ProcessFlow
The basics to get you started
Have you used
ProcessFlow before?
Prior knowledge (Registration poll)
Yes
No
Kinda
What is covered
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What is ProcessFlow?
Introduction to components and terminology
Introduction to the tools and menus
Building an actual flow
Implementation methodology
Troubleshooting
ProcessFlow
Nodes
PA52
HR11
DB
PROCESSFLOW
CSV
RM
ProcessFlow
What can it do?
• Build interfaces between S3 and Other Systems
• Perform automation and information flow within the
S3 applications
• Build interfaces between two 3rd party applications
• Perform automated maintenance tasks (Adding
users …)
• Create approval chains and scenarios
• Call outside applications to do other things
• All kinds of stuff
Components
Client Side
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Designer
Administrator
Scheduler
Event management
console
Server Side
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RMI
ProcessFlow Server
Scheduler
Event Manager
Sample Project
• Extract employee records out of Lawson into a CSV
file
• Introduce some logic to differentiate between
records
• Send out an email if a record matches a logical
criteria
How to log in
o Server: Same sever as your Portal URL (you don’t
need to type in the “Http://”
o User: Has to be a processflow user
o Password: Same password as used on Portal
Designer
Live demo
Testing on server
http://<yourservername>/bpm/menu.do
Troubleshooting
o Test your flows in the designer using the test
function.
o Check the flow log file in $LAWDIR/bpm/wflog
• <999>.wuerr : Contains error generated by
flow components
• <999>.wulog: Contains all flow activity
o Check the processflow administrator tool to see
status of your flow
o Use the file node to write variables to a file in
order to help with debugging
o Try to do the task manually
More training
• An in-depth course on this topic will include:
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Using all common nodes
Using the Lawson S3 nodes to perform updates and queries
Using the SQL node to perform updates and queries
Using the web services node to call a service
Using the RM node to update a user’s RM records
Using the DataStage Transformation Extender to transform data [2-3 days]
Advanced performance considerations and error handling
Additional help
Nogalis offer (Ends October 30
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2013)
One day of free consulting from one of our 14 Lawson professionals to help
get your project started with no obligation.
Contact:
[email protected]
949.285.2349
www.nogalis.com
Next Webinar
Custom Development
How to choose the right tool for the job
Nov 14
www.nogalis.com/education.html
@nogalisinc

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