Gateway

A BPMN 2.0 Gateway controls the way in which Sequence Flows converge and diverge within a Process. They provide a gating mechanism that either allows or blocks a Sequence Flow.

BPEL Properties:

Double-click on the Gateway in the BPEL diagram
Right-click on the Gateway | BPEL | BPEL 2.0 Properties

 

Reference

Field/Button

Usage

See also

Name

Specify the name for the Gateway.

 

 

Gateway

Select the type for the Gateway, namely:

Complex
Event
Exclusive
Inclusive
Parallel

 

 

Details

Depending on the selected Gateway, the Details tab changes as follows:

 

Field

Usage

Event Gateway

Event Type

Set to Exclusive to represent an Exclusive Event Based Gateway.

 

 

 

OK

Save the values entered in the dialog.

 

 

Cancel

Discard the values entered in the dialog.

 

 

Help

Display this Help topic.

 

 

General

Open the UML Properties dialog.

 

Properties

Notes

The target of the outgoing Sequence Flows of this Event Exclusive Gateway must be either a:
Receive Task or a
Message or Timer Intermediate Event

 

If a Message Task is one of the targets of the outgoing Sequence Flow of an Event Exclusive Gateway, then a Message Intermediate Event cannot be be the target of the other outgoing Sequence Flows of this Event Exclusive Gateway