soaStart

Provides the ability to start a composite(s) on the SOA server.  This operation will handle all revisions for a given composite to ensure that the default revision doesn't change as revisions are started.  The default revision is always started and other revisions can be controlled by an "Start All Revisions" input.

Environment/Instance Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description

SOA Server Host

FDSOA_SERVER_HOST

Yes

Host name of the SOA managed server.

SOA Server Port

FDSOA_SERVER_PORT

Yes

Port number of the SOA managed server.

Weblogic Admin User

FDWLS_ADMIN_USER

Yes

Admin user name for WebLogic server.

Weblogic Admin Password

FDWLS_ADMIN_PASSWORD

Yes

Weblogic Admin User password for WebLogic server.

Oracle SOA Home

FD_ORACLE_SOA_HOME

Yes

Oracle SOA Home, indicates where SOA Suite is installed.

Project Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description

SOA Composite Name

FDSOA_COMPOSITE_NAME

Yes

Name of composite that is being deployed.

SOA Partition

FDSOA_PARTITION

Yes

Name of the partition to hold the composite on the server.

Inputs

Input Name

Input Code

Required

Description

Composites FileFDSOA_INP_COMPOSITES_FILENoFile name (anywhere in temp directory) or absolute path to file with comma separated composite names.  See Special Considerations section below for additional details.
Composite Name ListFDSOA_INP_COMPOSITE_NAME_LISTNoComma separated composite names, overrides Composite File Name input.  Optionally, can prefix a partition on the composite name if there are more than one composite with the same name, (<partition:>composite1, composite2).  See Special Considerations section below for additional details.
Start All RevisionsFDSOA_INP_START_ALL_REVISIONSNoCheck to start all composite revisions.  If false then only default revision will be started (default value is false).
Composite Revision

FDSOA_INP_REVISION

No

Provide specific revision to start.  If set then Start All Revisions input will be ignored.  See Special Considerations section below for additional details.

Make Default Revision

FDSOA_MAKE_DEFAULT_REVISION

No

If Composite Revision input is provided, that specific revision will be set as default.

Outputs

Output Name

Required

Description




Artifacts

This operation doesn't consume or produce any artifacts.

Endpoint Selection

This operation will select all available endpoints associated to the Environment/Instance.

Endpoint Execution

This operation will execute on any one of the selected endpoints and will be random in the determination of which one.

Special Considerations

The composite names that are used will be determined by first looking at the Composite Names input, then the Composite File Name input and lastly the SOA Composite project project (the first two inputs can provide multiple composite names).  The Revision input should generally not be utilized with the Composite Names or Composite File Name inputs.  The single revision input will be checked against each composite from the composite list and the specific revision may not be available on all composites, which will cause the operation to fail.  

  • starting a single revision (this is the backwards compatibility capability)
    • utilizes "Composite Revision" and "Make Default Revision" inputs to control what revision to start and whether it should be the default revision
  • starting multiple composites/revisions
    • utilizes "Composites File" or "Composite Name List" and "Start All Revisions" inputs
      • if utilizing "Composite File", there can be several variations of file name;
        1. just a file name, will look in the temp directory for the given file name
        2. relative path, will only look for the relative path within the temp directory for the given file name
        3. absolute path, will only look at the absolute path for the given file
    • either input (Composite File or Composite Name List) provides a list of composite names to start that must use the following format: <partition:>composite1,composite2 (partition is optional)
    • the default revision is started first and then all non-default revisions will be started, if the "Start All Revisions" input is checked.  This will maintain the default revision and not allow SOA Suite to move the default revision to another revision.  If a composite is in two partitions, then specify the partition in the above format to direct the operation to the correct composite.