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Using Managed Adapter Browser : Using the Managed Adapter Browser
 

Using the Managed Adapter Browser

The Managed Adapter Browser is available for both Business Processes and Web applications.
To use the Managed Adapter Browser:
1. From the Tools menu, click Managed Adapters.
The Managed Adapter Browser tool appears with a list of all the managed adapters, as described in Using managed adapters.
2. Expand any adapter, then select the default generic adapter.
You can perform any of the following operations in the Managed Adapter Browser.
Table 91. Managed Adapter Browser Operations
Operation
Description
Make Copy ()
Creates a copy of the selected managed adapter in the same folder, with a default name that is one increment higher than the previous managed adapter in the folder. A copy of the generic adapter (example, GenericDBAdapter) is named DBAdapter_1, while a copy of user-defined adapter (example, DBAdapter_1) would be named DBAdapter_1_1.
Rename ()
Renames a user-defined adapter. You cannot rename a predefined managed adapter (example, GenericEmailAdapter).
Delete ()
Deletes a user-defined adapter. You cannot remove a predefined managed adapter (example, GenericEmailAdapter).
Import ()
Imports an external Managed Adapter configuration file. From the Open dialog box that appears, select the *.aar file that you want to import.
Export ()
Exports all configuration information to a file. You can then use this file to import the configurations to other users. You can export multiple configuration files. From the Open dialog box that appears, select one or more *.aar files that you want to export, or create a new file. Click Open to import the selected preconfigured managed adapters to the specified file.
Configure ()
Opens the Configuration user interface for the selected managed adapter type, where you can configure the Managed Adapter. For information on configuring managed adapters, see the Managed Adapter’s Guide.
* Preconfiguring managed adapters