Methods of Submitting Workflow Jobs to OpenPages GRC Object Types

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Question

What kind of steps can an OpenPages administrator follow to submit an OpenPages workflow job?

Answer

In the OpenPages application, there are various screens and processes of submitting a workflow job. The following TechNote provides a high-level overview of how a job owner can submit a workflow. The TechNote assumes the end user is a job owner of the workflow. Only job owners of a workflow will have the capability of submitting a job.

Submitting a Workflow Job Through the Filtered List View:

    1. Open a supported browser.
    2. Go to the OpenPages URL.
    3. Login with a username that is a member of the job owner's group for the workflow (job type).
    4. Using the navigation menubar, go to the filtered list view (FLV) screen for the object type.
    5. Filter for the objects you want to submit a job for.
    6. Select the checkbox(es) you want to submit a job for.
    7. Click on the 'Submit...' button.
    8. On the 'Objects to be Submitted to Workflow' screen, select the workflow job name.
    9. Click on the 'Submit' button.
Submitting a Workflow Job Through the Folder View:
    1. Open a supported browser.
    2. Go to the OpenPages URL.
    3. Login with a username that is a member of the job owner's group for the workflow (job type).
    4. Using the navigation menubar, go to the folder view screen for the object type.
    5. Expand the folder(s) to the object.
    6. Select the checkbox(es) you want to submit a job for.
    7. Click on the 'Submit...' button.
    8. On the 'Objects to be Submitted to Workflow' screen, select the workflow job name.
    9. Click on the 'Submit' button.
Submitting a Workflow Job From the Details View:
    1. Open a supported browser.
    2. Go to the OpenPages URL.
    3. Login with a username that is a member of the job owner's group for the workflow (job type).
    4. Using the navigation menubar; classic homepage; or a crosstrack, go to the details page of object.
    5. Use the 'Actions' menu on the 'Fields' view and select the 'Submit this...' option.
    6. On the 'Objects to be Submitted to Workflow' screen, select the workflow job name.
    7. Click on the 'Submit' button.
Using the JobLaunchManager utility:
    1. Log onto the application server.
    2. Open a command prompt or shell.
    3. Go to: <OPENPAGES_HOME> | bin where the default <OPENPAGES_HOME> is:
      Operating System Default <OPENPAGES_HOME> Location
      Windows C:\OpenPages
      AIX / Linux /opt/OpenPages
    4. Open the sample 'JobLaunchConfigFile.txt' file with a text editor.
    5. Update the sample configuration file per the OpenPages Administrator's Guide.
    6. Save the file.
    7. Launch the JobLaunchManager utility per the documentation in the OpenPages Administrator's Guide
Using OpenPages Business Triggers:

    See your Managing Consultant (MC) for details.

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More support for:

OpenPages GRC Platform

Software version:

6.0, 6.0.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.2.1

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

1649457

Modified date:

2013-09-10

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