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Rest API to trigger a Business Process

Trigger a Business Process via API with 2 modes:

1- Synchronous : Wait for the Business Process Execution

2- Asynchronous: Trigger the BP and get a return code (BP started successfully)

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  • Mar 20 2018
  • Already exists
How will this idea be used?

External scheduler will trigger BPs based on the APIs.

External Web application will trigger BPs based on the APIs

What is your industry? Banking
What is the idea priority? Urgent
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Link to original RFE
  • Jun 29, 2018

    Admin Response

    Hello, thank you for your input. This functionality can be achieved through the out-of-the-box HTTP Server adapter. With specifying a URI you can initiate a BP. While not truly "Rest" it should serve the purpose. Please let us know if you have any concerns with that approach. Thanks


    Ryan Wood

    Offering Manager Watson Supply Chain

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