On the Actions tab, you can create and describe one or more actions associated with a service connector.
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Choose the row you want to edit and then enter the following information in the Action details tab:
to add a new row.
: (required) Enter the name that appears in lists when referencing this Action in service connectors and connections. Do not use spaces or special characters in this name.
: If you have many service connectors, each with multiple actions, you can create categories to help users navigate within
Fail on HTTP error
: Check this option if you want Process Designer to acknowledge that an error occurred when you send a request to a server using this action. For more information see
Checking for HTTP Errors.
: Specifies the maximum number of redirects that an action can make. When an action accesses an endpoint, the endpoint might redirect the action to another endpoint. Enter a value to control the number of redirects.
value is 100.
to disable redirects.
For example, if you enter
, the service connector action makes a maximum of three redirects and receives three redirect responses from the endpoint. If the endpoint requests a fourth redirect response, you see an error message.
: Sends authentication details, that is, user credentials, along with a request to an endpoint. Select
when you know that an endpoint requires authentication. If you do not select
and the endpoint requires authentication, the following events occur:
The service connector sends a request to the endpoint.
The endpoint requests authentication.
The service connector sends user credentials to the endpoint.
If you select
and the endpoint requires authentication, you avoid an extra request.
: You can select one of the following action types for each action. Refer to
Shared Service Actions for more information.
actions are published for use only with a particular service connector.
actions are not published but can be shared with other actions, that is, made available for reuse as a template for other actions.
actions inherit properties from an Abstract action.
: Enter a description or notes about this action.
For each action, specify additional details on the