Plugin feed action - Plugin selection
On the second page of the wizard, select the required plugin from the
appropriate application and data group.
In the Adopt from plugin configuration
area, the option Filter for the creation of a feed
can be set. This settinghas the effect that the stored filter of the
plugin will be taken into account. The check box is only available if
one of the options Create feed entry
or Create/update feed entry
been selected in the preceding dialog. Deselecting the check box allows
an individual override of the plugin configuration, e.g. via filters
that you have defined within the process.
With the option Position of the feed on the timeline
, the settings defined in the plugin will be applied.
With the Primary key
mapping, you can define precisely for which data
record (in the data group with the Plugin) a feed can be generated.
This allows you to generate feeds from data groups, for which (for
example) a data record will be created in a referenced
application. In the primary
key mapping, all primary keys that the corresponding feed record
requires will be assigned.
The plugin-feed-action is required whenever the plugin-data group does
not generate its own data-events at the corresponding time. This is the
case, for example, with an attached external data source for which
there is no write access. Furthermore, the action is useful when using
timers for status monitoring, and a feed needs to be generated by
specific changes of status (for example, expiry of a warranty, or