Oracle Workflow Administrator's Guide

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Preface

Overview of Oracle Workflow

Overview of Oracle Workflow for Administrators
      Major Features and Definitions
      Workflow Processes

Setting Up Oracle Workflow

Overview of Setting Up
Oracle Workflow Hardware and Software Requirements
Overview of Required Setup Steps
Optional Setup Steps
Other Workflow Features
Identifying the Version of Your Oracle Workflow Server
Oracle Workflow Setup Checklist
Step 1: Setting Up Workflow RAC Affinity
Step 2: Partitioning Workflow Tables
Step 3: Setting Global User Preferences
Step 4: Setting Up an Oracle Workflow Directory Service
Step 5: Setting Up Additional Languages
Step 6: Setting Up Background Workflow Engines
Step 7: Implementing Notification Mailers
Step 8: Modifying Your Message Templates
Step 9: Configuring Character Encoding for Notification Mailers
Step 10: Adding Worklist Functions to User Responsibilities
Step 11: Setting the WF: Notification Reassign Mode Profile Option
Step 12: Setting the WF: Disable Reassign to Submitter Profile Option
Step 13: Setting the WF: Enable Bulk Notification Response Profile Option
Step 14: Enabling the Notification Details Pop-up Window
Step 15: Displaying the Number of Open Notifications in the Oracle E-Business Suite Home Page
Step 16: Controlling the Display of the Global Worklist Button
Step 17: Setting Up Notification Handling Options
Step 18: Configuring the Oracle Workflow User List of Values
Step 19: Setting Up for Electronic Signatures
Step 20: Customizing the Logo on Oracle Workflow Web Pages
Step 21: Adding Custom Icons to Oracle Workflow
Step 22: Setting Up the Business Event System

Oracle Workflow Security

Oracle Workflow Security
      About Oracle Workflow Security
      Configuring Oracle Workflow Security

Oracle Workflow Home Page

Accessing the Oracle Workflow Administrator Home Page

Monitoring Workflow Processes

Accessing the Administrator Monitor
Viewing Workflows in the Status Monitor
Viewing Child Workflows
Viewing Activity History
Viewing a Status Diagram
Viewing Responses
Viewing Workflow Details
Viewing Error Information for a Workflow
Assigning Specialized Workflow Monitoring Privileges
Providing Access to the Status Monitor from Applications
      Standard Access
      Standard Access in Java
      Standard Access from Oracle E-Business Suite Forms
      Guest Access
      Guest Access in Java
      Guest Access in PL/SQL
      Guest Access from Notifications
      Guest Access from Oracle E-Business Suite Forms
Testing Status Monitor Access
Testing Standard Access
Testing Guest Access
Status Monitor Portlets
      Error Workflows Portlet
      Workflows Portlet

Administering Notifications

Searching for Users' Notifications
Defining Vacation Rules for Users
Reviewing Electronic Signature Details
Reviewing the Source of Notification Actions
Defining Specialized Worklist Views with Worklist Flexfields
Embedding the Personal Worklist in an Oracle Application Framework Page
Testing Mailer URL Access

Oracle Workflow Manager

Oracle Workflow Manager Overview
Service Components
Notification Mailers
Agent Listeners
Java Agent Listeners
Web Services Outbound
Background Engines
Purging Workflow Data
Workflow Control Queue Cleanup
Active Work Items
Deferred Work Items
Suspended Work Items
Errored Work Items
Agents
Queue Propagation

Oracle Workflow Loaders

Overview of Oracle Workflow Access Protection
      Setting Up a Default Access Level
Access Protection for Business Event System Data
Using the Workflow Definitions Loader
Using the Workflow XML Loader

Workflow Administration Scripts

Workflow Administration SQL Scripts
      Purge Obsolete Workflow Runtime Data (FNDWFPR)
      Retry Errored Workflow Activities (FNDWFRET)
      WFNLADD.sql
      Wfagtlst.sql
      Wfbesdbg.sql
      Wfbkgchk.sql
      Wfchact.sql
      Wfchacta.sql
      Wfchita.sql
      Wfchitt.sql
      Wfchluc.sql
      Wfchlut.sql
      Wfchmsg.sql
      Wfchmsga.sql
      Wfdirchk.sql
      Wfevtenq.sql
      Wfmlrdbg.sql
      Wfnlena.sql
      Wfntfsh.sql
      Wfprot.sql
      Wfrefchk.sql
      Wfretry.sql
      Wfrmall.sql
      Wfrmita.sql
      Wfrmitms.sql
      Wfrmitt.sql
      Wfrmtype.sql
      Wfrun.sql
      Wfstat.sql
      Wfstatus.sql
      Wfstdchk.sql
      Wfver.sql
      Wfverchk.sql
      Wfverupd.sql

Oracle Workflow Administrator Navigation Paths

Oracle Workflow Administrator Navigation Paths

Oracle Workflow Administrator Personalizations

Oracle Workflow Administrator Personalizations

Oracle Workflow Performance Concepts

Oracle Workflow Performance Concepts
      Designing Workflow Processes for Performance
      Managing Runtime Data for Performance
      Managing Business Event System Performance

Oracle Workflow Profile Options

Oracle Workflow Profile Options

Oracle Workflow Diagnostic Tests

Oracle Workflow Diagnostic Tests
      Workflow Tests
      Mailer Tests

Glossary

Index