Wednesday, 10 September 2014
IBM BPM 8.5 - Groups and Caches
This follows an earlier post: -
where I reported that, for BPM 18.104.22.168, it was an easy matter to reset the GroupCache in Process Admin, in order to have some WAS groups appear inside the User Management > Group Management view ( in order to allow me to assign WAS groups to BPM roles such as tw_admins and tw_authors ).
So I've followed the same path for BPM Advanced 22.214.171.124 ( Process Center AND Process Server ) here.
I created a bunch of new users in WAS, mapped to one of two WAS groups ( administrators and/or developers ).
I then expected these to appear in Process Admin.
Well, the users did, almost immediately with no need to refresh any caches.
However, the groups never did.
I tried various combinations of the GroupCache reset: -
but to no avail.
Nothing, nil, nada, zip, nein :-(
Well, not until I recycled the environment ( restarted the Deployment Environment, thus restarting the three clusters; MECluster, AppCluster and SupCluster ).
Once I did this, the groups magically appeared ....
For the record, I'm using WAS groups and users as a very short-term solution, whilst I wait for LDAP to appear.