Configure the Controller Service

You can add Controller Services to provide shared services to be used by the processors in your data flow. You will use these Controller Services later when you configure your processors.

You must define the Controller Services for the processors in your data flow in the onfiguration of the root process group where they will be used.

  1. To add a Controller Service to your flow, right-click on the Canvas and select Configure from the pop-up menu. This displays the Controller Services Configuration window.
  2. Select the Controller Services tab.
  3. Click the + button to display the Add Controller Service dialog.
  4. Select the required Controller Service and click Add.
  5. Perform any necessary Controller Service configuration tasks by clicking the Configure icon in the right-hand column.
  6. When you have finished configuring the options you need, save the changes by clicking the Apply button.
  7. Enable the Controller Service by clicking the Enable button (flash) in the far-right column of the Controller Services tab.