This How To article describes how to install IBM Business Process Manager Advanced v8.5.5 on Linux. The Launchpad is used to start the Custom installation process and I then use the BPMConfig command to create and configure the deployment environment, after the binaries have been installed.

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In order to keep your Process Center environment clean and running optimally, you need to perform some routine actions at a minimum of a weekly basis: Terminate and delete all unnecessary process instances for all apps Archive any Process Application snapshots that are no longer needed Archive any Toolkit snapshots that are no longer needed Archive any […]

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Are you seeing this error in your IBM BPM Advanced Process Center console when you go to archive a Process Application? com.lombardisoftware.gwtcommon.client.RepositoryException: Process center server does not contain sufficient capabilities to run the Process Application Unknown.eNb(Unknown Source) Unknown.vNb(Unknown Source) Unknown.lbb(Unknown Source) Unknown.gbb(Unknown Source) Unknown.R8(Unknown Source) Unknown.O9(Unknown Source) Unknown.Im(Unknown Source) Unknown.jn(Unknown Source) Unknown.anonymous(Unknown Source) Unknown.fd(Unknown Source) Unknown.id(Unknown […]

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A “hot” deployment or update is an update to a running application on a running server and the changes are dynamically applied without the need for restarting your application server. If you try to perform a “hot” update to a module containing SCA references, you may find that the module does not function correctly after […]

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Installing IBM BPM 7.5.x is a fairly straight forward process.  However, the post installation configuration steps can be the most time-consuming portion of the installation. Below is a brief list of some of the common post installation configuration steps that need should be completed. Please keep in mind that this list is only outlining some of the common […]

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While doing some application testing on the Business Process Manager (BPM) 7.5.1 Advanced platform, I noticed some strange behavior while making a call out to a Lombardi service using SoapUI. You may see this error in SoapUI:

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 In order for the many features of IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced 7.5 product to function as designed, one must plan accordingly and pay attention to detail, specifically around naming conventions. BPM 7.5 includes a feature known as the Process Inspector. This feature, in Process Designer, allows developers to run and debug processes in […]

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As a new feature of the Business Process Manager V7.5.1 platform, process applications can now be deleted from the repository.  In the previous version of BPM, version 7.5.0 & 7.5.0.1, users could only archive snapshots within a process application.  This did not remove the application; rather it was merely hidden from the default view and […]

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