Assuming you have a Business package downloaded from the Service Marketplace with built in UWL views.(UWL is the user interface for execution of business tasks). and you want to customize the BP to receive GP tasks along with the tasks which the BP is configured to receive from the backend system.
Release: SAP NetWeaver 2004s
Support Package: Stack 10
- You have access to portal Universal Worklist iView.
- You have access to the Universal Worklist Administration iView.
- You have a predefined configuration (for example one shipped by Manager Self Services Business Package).
This predefined configuration (for example uwl.webflow.mss ) XML contains ItemTypes that are defined independent of any particular system.
On EP the default UWL can be accesed via Home-àWork
1)The control center for UWL customizing can be done by navigating through SystemAdministration System Configuration. On the detailed navigation container go to Universal Worklist and Workflow-Administration
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Ensure you have a UWL system connected with
a)The GPconnector which directs all GP tasks to the UWL.
To create a new system connection go to New, Enter details in our case for example
System Alias: * : GPsystem , Connector Type : GuidedProceduresConnector. <p style=”margin: 3pt 0in” class=”MsoNormal”>Delta Pull Channel Refersh Period (in seconds*):60
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System Alias:FROI, Type: WebFlowConnector.Connector,User Roles: description name of the user role (Restricts who can get work items via a user role,for eg Portal Role BUYER)
System Configuration Groups: Name of the system created in the portal (You can add a number of configuration groups separated by commas but only one configuration group per iView)
Enter data and save changes.
2)*Under Universal Woklist Content Configuration go to <strong>à</strong>Click To Administrate Item Types and View Definitions* .
Under the tabstrip current configuration you can see all the UWL views deployed.
Select the configuration name for which you want to download configuration. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to view / download file.
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3)Save the configuration locally and open in textpad or any other editor to make changes to the xml file.
XML File has two major components
ItemType :Identifies the exact task and lists each attribute which will be used.View :Defines the name of the view ,how it will work and the custom columns for the view.supportedItemTypes=”uwl.task.webflow.TS10101010.systemalias,uwl.task.gp”
(TS10101010 is a fictional task from the R/3)
* *4)Upload the configuration with the same name ,which results in overwriting the configuration file with the changes.
Your UWL can be customized to receive workflow tasks both from the backend system as well as GP BPM by downloading the configuration file and appending it with new ItemTypes and linking the newly created ItemTypes to the default view.