webServices Step

Last published at: April 6th, 2021


Getting XML data from service


  • serviceID –  web-service name
  • webServiceMappings – Web Service Mappings
  • result -- Variable to hold the result from the web-service 


  • True – step executed successfully
  • False – step failed to execute 



Let’s build and execute the webServicesDef example.          

  • Create a new definition called “webServicesDef
  • Select the definition and click the “design” button
  • Drag a webServices step to the canvas
  • Connect the dots between the start and webServices step
  • Let’s define variable called “result” click on the “start” step and select the “define variables” button

  • Enter “result” for the name of the variable, select “String” as the data type and click the “add” button.

  • Click the “save” button to save the changes
  • Drag a webservices step to the canvas
  • Connect the dots between the start and webservices steps

  • Click on the “webservices” step to configure its properties
  • Configure the following values for the properties as shown on the below graphic

  • Click the “save” button
  • Click the “Web Service Mappings*” button to set values to the fields. Click the “Save” button to save the settings.

  • Click the “Save Definition” button to save the definition

  • Close the workflow designer
  • Click on the “Instances” tab on the Configuration Manager

  • Click the “Create” button, enter the following information to the dialog

  • Click the “Create” button
  • Newly created instance should be rendered on the list of instances

  • Select the “webservicesInst” by selecting the instance from the list
  • Click the “Execute ” button to execute
  • Select the “webservicesInst” instance from the table
  • Click the “Render” button

  • Click on the “webservices” step to view execution details on the step