Add or manage Service

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

Instructions

Add a new Service or Edit an existing from the list in the overview. A Service can host Message Types, Endpoints, System and Custom Fields after you have successfully created the Service.

Add Service

Mandatory Fields

A Name is required to create the Service.

Name, Description, and Website

Optional fields

Adding a Description and a Web Site is optional.

  • Description: A user friendly description.
  • Web Site: You can provide a quick link for users when working with and viewing the Service. This quick link is usually a WIKI/Sharepoint site with additional documentation.

System

Set the Monitoring Agent Configuration or Destination System for Service. This setting provides information for the graphical overview in order to paint the symbols. This setting also acts as a filter when providing information about the Monitoring Agent Configuration Service (Only sending Services can be a Monitoring Agent Configuration for a Receiving Service).

If the System is not yet created, it is possible to create it by clicking Quick Add System. Only the name will be is set in the System, further editing must be done within Add or manage System.

QuickAddSystem

Transport Contracts

Transport contracts are like a log point for the service a logged Event always contains something (Message Type) and was picked up at some place (End Point)

Transport Contract

Add, Edit or Delete transport contracts

Transport Contracts Add/Edit

Transport Contract

Message Types

Add the expected Message Types. There can be any number of Message Type members.

Message Types

End Points

Add the expected Endpoints. There can be any number of End Point members.

Endpoints

Relations

To draw a landscape with connections relations between Services are required
Relations Result

A in Service connection to a out Service must be running on the same System to be connected.
A out Service connection to a in Service can run on on same or different Systems.
Relations Edit

Custom Fields

As part of the Repository Model model, You can also add Custom Fields to provide additional documentation about your Service.

Direction

Set the Direction. You can choose between

  • Receive
  • Send
  • Direction two way Receive
  • Direction two way Send
  • None
  • Unknown

If a Service in the graphical overview is not defined Direction Unknown will be displayed.
direction

Next Step

Add or manage Custom Field

Systems
Repository Model
Services
Custom Fields