Chapter 8. Configuring a Process Server to connect to Business Central

If a Process Server is not already configured in your Red Hat Process Automation Manager environment, or if you require additional Process Servers in your Red Hat Process Automation Manager environment, you must configure a Process Server to connect to Business Central.

Note

If you are deploying Process Server on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, see Deploying a Red Hat Process Automation Manager managed server environment on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for instructions about configuring it to connect to Business Central.

Prerequisite

Process Server is installed. For installation options, see Planning a Red Hat Process Automation Manager installation.

Procedure

  1. In your Red Hat Process Automation Manager installation directory, navigate to the standalone-full.xml file. For example, if you use a Red Hat JBoss EAP installation for Red Hat Process Automation Manager, go to $EAP_HOME/standalone/configuration/standalone-full.xml.
  2. Open standalone-full.xml and under the <system-properties> tag, set the following properties:

    • org.kie.server.controller.user: The user name of a user who can log in to the Business Central.
    • org.kie.server.controller.pwd: The password of the user who can log in to the Business Central.
    • org.kie.server.controller: The URL for connecting to the API of Business Central. Normally, the URL is http://<centralhost>:<centralport>/business-central/rest/controller, where <centralhost> and <centralport> are the host name and port for Business Central. If Business Central is deployed on OpenShift, remove business-central/ from the URL.
    • org.kie.server.location: The URL for connecting to the API of Process Server. Normally, the URL is http://<serverhost>:<serverport>/kie-server/services/rest/server, where <serverhost> and <serverport> are the host name and port for Process Server.
    • org.kie.server.id: The name of a server configuration. If this server configuration does not exist in Business Central, it is created automatically when Process Server connects to Business Central.

    Example:

    <property name="org.kie.server.controller.user" value="central_user"/>
    <property name="org.kie.server.controller.password" value="central_password"/>
    <property name="org.kie.server.controller" value="http://central.example.com:8080/business-central/rest/controller"/>
    <property name="org.kie.server.location" value="http://kieserver.example.com:8080/kie-server/services/rest/server"/>
    <property name="org.kie.server.id" value="production-servers"/>
  3. Start or restart the Process Server.