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Single Resource Transactions

MuleSoft recommends against deployments to Mule 3.8. Standard Support for this version ended on November 16, 2018, and Mule 3.8 will reach its End of Life on November 16, 2021, when Extended Support ends.

Use a Single Resource transaction (also known as a simple transaction or local transaction) to send or receive messages using only one single resource: JMS, VM, or JDBC.

The example below illustrates a flow which includes a single resource transaction applied to inbound and outbound JMS connectors.

<flow name="testFlow1" doc:name="testFlow1">
        <jms:inbound-endpoint queue="" connector-ref="JMS" doc:name="JMS">
            <jms:transaction action="ALWAYS_BEGIN"/>
        <jms:outbound-endpoint doc:name="JMS" connector-ref="JMS" queue="test.out">
            <jms:transaction action="ALWAYS_JOIN"/>

The configuration above defines a JMS connector that receives on a "" queue and another JMS connector that sends on a "test.out" queue. The action attribute dictates how Mule initiates a transaction. Within this flow, Mule starts a new transaction for every message it receives (inbound connector), and always joins a transaction in progress for every message it sends (outbound connector). Mule commits only those messages which successfully pass through the complete flow; if at any point in the flow a message throws an exception, Mule rolls back the transaction.

Refer to Transaction Management for details on how to configure a Single Resource transaction.

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