How do you use the saveRecord() with state transitions in CBA?

The IBM TRIRIGA Connector for Business Applications (CBA) has the saveRecord() method. If saveRecord() runs without an action parameter, it triggers not-audited field validation (read-only, formulas, etc.). Is it fine to use this method without an action name?

For example, saveRecord could call a state transition by its name in a parameter. But a record could be in any state, so this state transition could be not-applicable to the current state. What if a record receives the wrong transition? (I guess InvalidActionNameException.) Should this situation be handled by process design? Or by state validations in the code which is difficult to maintain? Or another way?

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Why does running the ETL job for energy logs fail?

I know that TRIRIGA SaaS comes with predefined ETL jobs, and one of them is energy log fact. I have some energy logs on some buildings. However, all of my attempts to run the ETL job for energy logs have failed. Is there any missing parameter for me to add to make this work? I did try adding triEnvEnergyItem as a BO name, but no luck.

The ETLs each require different inputs depending on the ETL. Since, in general, ETL processing is a background process and runs through the scheduler, you would need to look in the server.log to see what the ETL needs if you are running it directly from the ETL Job form. You would also need to make sure that you have a license that allows you to run the ETLs, which would be a license that grants privileges to “Technology Metrics”.

Maybe this link will help: ETL and Metric Query Troubleshooting.

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Why are BIRT report parameters failing in TRIRIGA 3.5.2?

I’m seeing an issue with report parameters in BIRT. I’ve added a report parameter and bound it to a filter condition. The report runs perfectly in Eclipse. But when I uploaded the same to TRIRIGA, it’s giving me errors while the report is rendering, after entering the parameters. Surprisingly, null checks have been implemented using a script at the table level as well as on the filters, so that optional parameters are dealt with. Here’s the exception trace…

This may be related to a known issue resolved in APAR IV96587. Try the most recent fix pack and see if it resolves the issue.  If it does not, I would put in a PMR.

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How do you configure parameters in TRIRIGA notification content?

I’m a new TRIRIGA developer. I don’t know how the parameters are passed in the notification content. For example, for {1}, how do I pass the parameters to it? In addition, TRIRIGA develops too little material for learning and how to get useful information.

The template for the notification content record is in the Details section. To set the content, you need to use a record based on the triNotificationHelper BO in the triHelper module. There is an excellent write-up in the Application Building for the IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform 3 [PDF] user guide in the IBM Knowledge Center. Take a look at Chapter 12: Notifications.

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Why are document attachments overwriting each other?

We are using TRIRIGA 3.5.2. We are currently experiencing an issue with lease document attachments. When one user uploads a document that has the same name to two different lease records, the document record is overwritten.

The issue stems from the fact that the upload functionality defaults the path to \ROOT\Object Attachments\[Employee Name]\triRealEstateContract\[File Name]. There is a folder ID parameter in the action URL, but it doesn’t seem to work. Is there a way for TRIRIGA to create a folder based on the current record ID instead of the BO name?

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Is there a way to specify the order of results in OSLC JSON output?

Is there any way we can specify the sequence of resource attributes to appear in the JSON-formatted Get query output? We are looking for a pre-defined set of ordered resource attributes to appear in the OSLC Get query output.

You should be able to use the oslc.orderBy parameter to define the ordering of results. If you are talking about the default ordering without that parameter, then I think the query definition of the query capability should define the ordering.

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How do you limit the upload file size to IBM TRIRIGA?

This is a common question from many TRIRIGA administrators. We have parameters to limit the file extensions for a while now, but limiting the file size was a missing capability, until…

In TRIRIGA 3.5.2, we introduced a new property in the file called MAXIMUM_UPLOAD_FILE_SIZE_BYTES that allows administrators to configure the maximum permissible size for file uploads. If no value is set, the default is 20 megabytes. We hope you make good use of this feature after you upgrade to 3.5.2 or higher versions of the platform. I’m sure your storage specialist will owe you one!

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