Unable to use multiple pools in BPM Suite 6

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Red Hat BPM Suite (BPMS) 6.x


It is not possible to use multiple pools (as described in in BPMN 2.0 spec) as this component is not available in BPM Suite 6 Web Designer. It is only possible to add swimlanes to a process.


Request for feature enhancement has been submitted for consideration for a future release of this functionality. The request is to implement the multiple pools approach in BPM Suite according to the BPMN 2.0 spec. If you require this feature or additional information on this request, please contact Red Hat Global Support Services.

Root Cause

According to the BZ-1225151 - #comment 4 where the issue was initially reported:

Note that designer does not support pools at the moment, only lanes. The process Canvas as a whole is considered the pool. Multiple pools are typically only used for orchestrations, not when modeling one process, as one process should be contained in one pool.

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