Insert Record activity

An activity that puts a new database record into a database table.


Insert Record activity

Configure the Insert Record activity

To configure the Insert Record activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Examples

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Database tab.

    Open Database tab
  3. On the Database tab, drag the Insert Record activity onto your process.

    Drag Insert Record activity

Procedure

  1. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a Database activity.

  2. Click Insert Record Insert Record icon.
  3. Configure Insert Record screen.

    For more information, refer to Put New Database Records into a Database.

  4. (Optional) Click Advanced Advanced icon > Email Notifications E-mail Notifications icon.

    For more information, refer to Configure E-mail Notifications for Any Activity.

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Insert Record activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Database Type

Function:
Specifies the type of database to be used.
Accepted Values:
  • SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
Default Value:
SQL Server

Connection Timeout (Seconds)

Function:
Specifies the number of seconds permitted to complete an action before the connection stops.
Accepted Values:
An integer, representing a number of seconds.
Default Value:
600
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Insert Record

Specifies where and how to insert the new database records in the database.

Figure: Insert Record screen

Insert Record screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Database

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your database.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
Refer to:

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Database
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to a database..
Example:
Refer to:

Schema

Function:
Specifies your database schema.
Accepted Values:
A schema name from the list.

When you select a database, the schemas associated with the database show in this field.

Default Value:
None

Table Name

Function:
Specifies the name of the database table where this activity puts the record.
Accepted Values:
A valid database table name.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
TblInvoice

Column Name

Function:
Specifies the name of the database column.
Accepted Values:
A valid database column name.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
CustomerName

Column Value

Function:
Specifies an XPath to a single node within the specified repeating schema element.
Accepted Values:
A valid XPath.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Example:
${/pd:AgilePoint/pd:Products/pd:ComponentName}

Create Create icon

Function:
Creates a row to add a process data variable, value, and event.

Delete Delete icon

Function:
Deletes the selected item.
Example:
Refer to: