Most of the Robot Application Functions (RAFs) require sources of information and generate data that goes to destinations. The sources are defined within the robot itself and are not necessarily related to the fields in the resource description it ultimately generates. Destinations, on the other hand, are generally the names of fields in the resource description, as defined by the resource description server’s schema.
For details on using the administration console to determine the database schema, see Sun Java System Portal Server 7.1 Administration Guide.
The following sections describe the different stages of the filtering process, and the sources available at those stages.