Gateway

A BPMN 2.0 Gateway control 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 in the BPEL diagram ( or the Project Browser ) and select the following context menu : 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:

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

 

  1. 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