To view the details of the Workflow Send Protocol item type in the Workflow Builder, choose Open from the File menu. Then connect to the database and select the Workflow Send Protocol item type, or connect to a file called wfsndprt.wft in the <ORACLE_HOME>\wf\Data\<language> subdirectory on your file system.
If you examine the property page of Workflow Send Protocol, you see that it has a persistence type of Temporary and persistence number of days of 0. This means that the runtime data associated with any work items for this item type are eligible for purging as soon as they complete.
The Workflow Send Protocol item type also has several attributes associated with it. These attributes reference information in the Workflow application tables. The attributes are used and maintained by function activities as well as event activities throughout the process. The following table lists the Workflow Send Protocol item type attributes.
|Display Name||Description||Type||Length/Format/Lookup Type|
|Event Name||The internal name of the event||Text|
|Event Key||The event key that uniquely identifies the specific instance of the event||Text|
|Event Message||The event message||Event|
|To Agent||The inbound agent that receives the event message, in the format <agent>@<system>||Text|
|From Agent||The outbound agent that sends the event message, in the format <agent>@<system>||Text|
|Acknowledge Required?||An option that specifies whether the event message that is sent requires an acknowledgement from the recipient||Text|
|Send Acknowledgement?||An option that specifies whether to send an acknowledgement of a message that is received||Text|
|Acknowledge Message||The acknowledgement message that is sent||Event|
|Acknowledge To Agent||The inbound agent that receives the acknowledgement message, in the format <agent>@<system>||Text|
|Subscription GUID||The globally unique identifier of the subscription||Text|