Modeling Guide

SAP BW Process Chain

The SAP BW Process Chain operator helps execute an SAP BW process chain in an SAP BW system.

SAP BW process chain is a sequence of processes that are scheduled to wait in the background for an event. Some of these processes can trigger a separate event that can, in turn, start other processes.

This operator has one input port (input) and two output ports (output and error). Use this operator in a graph that uses only other data workflow operators.

Connect the input port to another data workflow operator to trigger its start. On the error output port, the engine writes a message in case of errors when trying to execute the process chain. On success, the engine writes a message on the output port. If you want the execution of the graph to proceed, connect the respective output ports to other data workflow operators.

Configuration Parameters (using Connection ID)

Parameter

Type

Description

SAP BW Connection

object

Connection ID that references a connection to a remote SAP Data Hub system.

SAP BW ProcessChain ID

string

Name of the process chain to execute

Retry Interval

string

Time interval in seconds (default 20) to wait until next status update.

Retry Attempts

string

Maximum number of attempts (default 1080) to query for status update.

Configuration Parameters (manual)

If you are manually entering the connection details of the SAP BW system in which you want to execute the process chain:

Parameter

Type

Description

Host

string

Host name of the SAP BW system. For example, host.name.

Port

number

Port number. For example, 8090

Protocol

string

"HTTPS" or "HTTP"

User

string

Name of the user for the authentication

Password

string

Password for authentication

Input

Input

Type

Description

input

string

Accepts message from a connected data workflow operator.

Output

Output

Type

Description

output

string

If the operator executed successfully, this port carries the success message.

error

string

Operator error. If the port is connected then the graph will keep running. If it is not connected, the graph will terminate with the operator error.

For more information on how to use this operator, see Execute an SAP BW Process Chain.