Invoke Invoke

You use the Invoke activity to invoke specific Web service operations. Invokes can be asynchronous or synchronous.

Concepts involved when using an Invoke:

To add an Invoke activity to the process:

  1. From the palette, drag an Invoke activity to the BPEL Editor.
  2. In the Properties view, on the Details tab, click Run Invoke Configuration Wizard to walk you through the remaining steps.
  3. Select an existing service or import a new one to perform the operation.
  4. Select the operation. Drag the selected operation from the Services Explorer tree to the process diagram. Valid operations are available in the Operation field after you identify the service. Click Next.
  5. Select the variables from the operation that are associated with the input and output.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. Configure any optional properties that you want to use.
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