Add or manage Integration

In this section you will learn how to add or manage an Integration

Tutorial overview

Use the following table as your to do list managing the Integration:

# Topic
1. Add or Manage Integration
2. Name the Integration
3. Manage Custom Fields
4. Manage Services
5. Monitor View relations

Step 1: Add or Manage Integration

Click on the Add/New button to create a new Integration or click on the Duplicate button to clone current.
Add new Integration Button
Click on the 'Add/New' button to add a new Integration

Step 2: Name the Integration

Now give your Integration a unique name, the name can be changed at any time later:
Name, Description, and Website Edit Integration

Mandatory fields

  • Name: An Integration must have a unique user friendly name assigned. You can safely change this name at any point later.

Optional fields

  • Description - You can and should give your Integration a user friendly description of its intended purpose
  • Web Site - You can provide a quick link for users when working with and viewing the Integration. This quick link is usually a WIKI/Sharepoint site with additional documentation

Almost all further operations regarding the Integration should hereafter be performed using the Integration Landscape feature.

Step 3: Manage Custom Fields

As part of the Repository Model model, You can also manage Custom Fields in order to provide additional unstructured documentation about your Integration.

CustomFields
Example of a Custom Field

You can manage Custom Fields for an Integration. Click on the Edit button to enter the modal from where to manage Custom Fields. You have the option to Add, Remove, and change values for the list of available Custom Fields.

ManageCustomFields
Example modal with how to manage Custom Fields for Integration

Our recommendation is that you use Custom Meta Data instead of Custom Fields

Step 4: Manage Services

You can connect one or more Services to an Integration. The recommended and preferred way to do this is using the graphical Integration Landscape feature instead.

Services

You have the options to Add, Remove, and Filter the list of available Services.

Connect Services to Integration Example of Services to add for current Integration

Step 5: Monitor View relations

As part of the Monitoring feature, You can also see which Monitor Views the Integration is bound to. This information is available within the Relations tab.

Relations tab
Example of a the Relations tab

Here the list and state of currently associated Monitor Views are presented. You have the option to Filter the list of available Monitor Views. If you click on any of the listed Monitor Views you will navigate further to the Add or manage Monitor View

RelatedMonitorViewsForIntegration
Example list of currently associated Monitor Views for Integration


Next Step

Add or manage Custom Field
Add or manage Service

Systems
Repository Model
Services
Custom Fields