To include human workflow activities in a BPEL process, you need a People activity that describes who works on a task. The Participants view is a key starting point for creating the people and tasks to be used in People activities. The human task participants listed in the Participants view correspond to BPEL4People's concept of a Logical People Group, as described in
About Logical People Groups
. The purpose of selecting a name is to give your Logical People Group a meaningful name. When you create a Process Deployment Descriptor for the process, you must select the actual names from the Identity Chooser.
If desired, you can select the actual group name from your company's LDAP or other identity service for a human task participant. Do this by selecting the button at the end of the Name field in a Logical People Group's Properties view.
Note that you must configure and enable an Identity Service before selecting from the Identity Chooser.
You can wait until deployment to map one or more groups from your Identity Service to a Logical People Group.