First steps in Vizi-Manager

Working with the Repository explorer

Repository explorer The “Repository explorer” shows all the documents and folders stored in the repository. Items are listed with some basic info like revision or icon representing the document type. Use the right mouse button on the item in the list to initiate different actions upon that item (delete, copy, properties…). The status bar on the bottom of the explorer window shows the login name, the privileges for that login and the groups that the login is member of. Symbols […]

Status Manager

Status manager Reflect your the documents approval process of your organization by defining a series of document status. In the Repository Administration the Status Manager lets you… Add a new status Choose the language in which you want to define the status with the drop down field Current language. Enter the name of the status in the text area and click Add. Be aware: The lower most item determines the status where a diagram can be published. I.e. when trying to export […]


Repository The repository is a database where you can store Process Modeler BPMN files and any other files to document your processes. I.e. you can store any document from your process landscape. In order to manage documents use the Repository Explorer. There you find a whole series of functionalities, not only to manage the storage but also to generate HTML exports, define organizations, define status for the document release cycle and so on.

Save to Repository

Save to Repository With this dialog you save your BPMN document to a folder in the repository. You can choose the folder by the button “…” which opens another dialog for a file explorer, where you can either choose the desired folder or create a new one. Below in the section Version Information the document can be marked for Check In. Note that this option is disabled if you save a document for the first time (since every document has to be checked […]

Connection to Oracle Repository fails

The connection to an Oracle Repository fails In order to connect to an Oracle database, some additional drivers may be needed. If you already have a working Oracle client on your machine, you may start at step #3. From the Oracle website, download the ODAC client that supports your Oracle Database. For versions 9.2, 10.1, 10.2, 11.1, and 11.2 you may use the links below. The smaller packages with Xcopy Deployment will suffice: 32 bit: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/windows/downloads/index-101290.html 64 bit: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/windows/downloads/index-090165.html Install […]

Repository permissions

Repository permissions This chapter explains the user’s permissions and grants which are a mayor part of the repository functioning. Permission control provides a safer approach to the stored data in the repository. Furthermore, it protects the content from being abused by persons having no rights to access the repository. To work with the repository in general, a user must have certain privileges which are granted by the repository administrator. The following graph shows the minimum privileges which are necessary to […]

Licensing the repository

Licensing the repository To enable the repository for a specific database server, you have to enter a valid license. If the repository is not yet licensed an error message appears. Confirm the dialog to get to the licensing screen. Enter the licensee string and the license key into the corresponding fields. Use the Save button to store the license information. The license information is shown in the status bar of the repository administration window. For non-timely restricted licenses you have […]

Team Repository Administration Tools

Team Repository Administration Guide for Process Modeler 5 This guide describes the repository administration and is primarily intended to be used by the Team Repository administrators.

Using Team Repository

Using the Team Repository The following chapters will describe how to use the Team Repository for opening, saving, deleting and versioning documents. Note: It is important that the repository user understands the conceptual idea of this persistence store. The Team Repository was designed as a tool to manage BPMN Business Process Diagrams (BPD’s) and any other kind of document. So, the main entities to manage are documents (binary or ASCII). We have implemented an enhanced handling for BPD documents. BPD’s […]

Repository licensing

Repository licensing This step licenses the repository or shows the licensing information if the repository is already licensed. If the both fields licensee and license key are empty, the repository is not licensed. Enter your license information and use the save button to store the licensing information in the repository. After you have saved the license, you can see the license information in the info part of this dialog. The information shows how many users can be defined and the […]