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Trigger workflow by OData service

Introduction:

This blog is define to trigger the workflow by custom application through Odata services it is a simple workflow with user decision, when a user approve the workflow the record will be created in database table.

To Create an Odata services check my first blog

https://blogs.sap.com/2019/01/28/building-your-first-fiori-app-with-backend-connection-and-odata-service/

 

  1. Goto Tcode SWO1 to create a custom business object

  • Create two events SAVE and EDIT

 

Add the key fields of the object

 

Generate the business object

 

 

Goto Tcode SWDD and create a workflow.

Define its starting events

 

Create a container element

 

Assign the agent

Assign General Task to agent (The one who is triggering will get notification in its own inbox)

 

Create a user decision

 

 

 

 

Now Goto Create_entity method and add this FM

 

Also write this FM in update_entity

 

Now Create a Method and Add in the Activity

Activate the workflow

 

Conclusion:

By following this blog you can trigger the workflow whenever you create or edit the data from your fiori application.

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