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Decision Gateway (XOR) in Lombardi

There are three different gateways in IBM WebSphere Lombardi (WLE) 7.2 – Decision Gateway (XOR), Simple Split (AND) and Conditional Split (OR). They are to handle different cases in a process flow. I still do remember the troubles in their understanding in another process engine – IBM WebSphere Process Server (a WS-BPEL engine), but time […]

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Using soapUI and Lombardi WebAPIService to complete task

With yesterday’s findings, which I described in Using soapUI to access Lombardi WebAPIService, I thought about sending a SOAP message to complete a task in a process. What bothered me was how to pass data to a process instance so it’d become output variable(s) for an activity. Let’s give the following business process definition a […]

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Using soapUI to access Lombardi WebAPIService

IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.2 provides SOAP Web Service interface to its managed resources, be it business process definitions or instances thereof. In a conversation, Dawn Ahukanna said (quoting with permission): “The Lombardi coaches/forms are specifically for exposing process variables and business data to a user to complete a process activity.” It struck me so […]

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And now… Some Services – Lombardi WebAPI WSDLs exposed

While studying External Activities in IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.2 and asking around, I was told about http://[server]:[port]/webapi/services URL for Lombardi WebAPI WSDLs. You want to contact Lombardi from outside? Use WebAPI in 7.2 with the WSDLs. On my installation the port is 19086. I’m installing SoapUI to play with the WSDLs. I think WebAPIService […]

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What’s the default pool’s name to hold all lanes within the BPD? Lombardi or Pool?

I work with IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.2 (with the Fix Pack 7.2.0.2) as depicted in the following figure. While reading IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition Information Center I came across the section about developing new process applications and business process definitions – Creating a BPD (later about their differences unless it’s known and I shouldn’t […]

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Learning environment with IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.2 ready

Do you remember when you began your journey into an area you’re currently good at? I do and I’m quite lucky to experience it quite regularly. It takes a lot of time and patience, but once you grasp the concepts the cost matters no more. I remember when I started learning IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules […]

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WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2 on Windows 7 – beware UAC

Running IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition (WLE) V7.2 on MS Windows 7 might cause troubles depending on the User Account Control (UAC) settings. It results in SQL5005C System Error while logging in as the WLE user as shown below: It may also prevent WLE environment from booting up upon executing Start Servers shortcut in Windows menu. […]

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