Process - General Properties

Title and description

In Title, the name of the process can be entered, under which it will also be listed in the Process Manager after saving it as an existing process. Under Description, you can shortly explain the tasks and functions of the process.

Run process with administrator permissions

With the setting Run process with administrator permissions the process will run independent from the permissions of the user who started the process. When the setting is deactivated, the permissions of the user will be regarded for the data access.

Allow parallel execution

With the Allow parallel execution setting, multiple instances of the same process can be run at the same time (such as simultaneous timer or data group actions).

Please only change this setting if the application case makes this necessary, and that by blocking parallel execution, undesirable effects like deadlocks can be avoided.

Timeout for process execution

Timeout for process execution specifies the time in seconds that a process may take. If Groovy script is used, the setting only takes effect if checks for interruption requests occur in the script. As long as the workflow engine has control, it checks whether the timeout has been exceeded. Calling checkInterrupted() is recommended in Groovy scripts that have a long running time, since in this case the workflow engine has handed off execution to the script.

Log only warnings and errors

Log only warnings and errors will reduce the recording of process steps in the log file of the process to warnings and errors.

Only activate this setting if you are certain that the process will function without restrictions for a long time. A restricted log can make the search for errors more difficult, as it will not be visible in certain circumstances to reconstruct which process steps occurred before and after an error.

Deactivate process on import into a portal for security reasons

When elements like the timer are contained in processes that lead to undesirable changes (such as data group actions) after importing the process into another portal, select the Deactivate process on import into a portal for security reasons setting to prevent the process from running.

The setting is enabled automatically if the assistant to create a new process is used and a time-controlled process is created. It can be optionally selected from a question box when a new event source is created and first configured, and the setting has not yet been enabled for the current process.


In the Priority field you can enter an integer to define the priority of the process. Processes can be allocated a priority that determines the order in which they will be executed, in situations where several processes are responsible for a particular event. The value is set by default to 50; higher values have higher priority, and lower values, lower priority.