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BPM Configuration Reference

This page provides details on the process components you configure for BPM. Some of this information is pulled directly from mule-bpm.xsd and is cached. For more information on BPM, see BPM Module Reference. Information on jBPM is available at http://www.jbpm.org.

Process

A process backed by a BPMS such as jBPM.

Table 1. Attributes of <process…​>
Name Type Required Default Description

bpms-ref

string

no

An optional reference to the underlying BPMS. This is used to disambiguate in the case where more than one BPMS is available.

processName

string

yes

The logical name of the process. This is used to look up the running process instance from the BPMS.

processDefinition

string

yes

The resource containing the process definition, this will be used to deploy the process to the BPMS. The resource type depends on the BPMS being used.

processIdField

string

no

This field will be used to correlate Mule messages with processes. If not specified, it will default to MULE_BPM_PROCESS_ID.

Table 2. Child Elements of <process…​>
Name Cardinality Description

Jbpm

Table 3. Attributes of <jbpm…​>
Name Type Required Default Description

name

name (no spaces)

no

An optional name for this BPMS. Refer to this from the "bpms-ref" field of your process in case you have more than one BPMS available.

configurationResource

string

no

The configuration file for jBPM, default is "jbpm.cfg.xml" if not specified.

processEngine-ref

string

no

A reference to the already-initialized jBPM ProcessEngine. This is useful if you use Spring to configure your jBPM instance. Note that the "configurationResource" attribute will be ignored in this case.

Table 4. Child Elements of <jbpm…​>
Name Cardinality Description