How to Host Your Own Java Web Service
There are many reasons why you might want to use your own Web services to create a business process. Process Designer can host Java-based external Web services and make them accessible to the Design Studio.
The Process Designer uses the Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) for client and server support of Web services.
Creating Web services
This is an example of a simple Web service:
There are many resources that provide examples of how to write a Web service.
How to host your service
After you create the Web service, compile it into a JAR file.
Copy the .jar file to
Restart the Process Server.
Open the Design Studio and your project. In the Services Explorer, right-click on Services, and choose Import Service.
On the Import Service dialog box, choose Import a service from the Internet. In the URL field type the address of your Web service. For example,
To use SSL and a secure connection, the URL should look like this:
https://localhost:9998/HelloWorld?wsdl, where 9998 is a secure port.