Access Token for WCF Service

Configure an access token to connect to a WCF service.

Figure: WCF Access Token Configuration screen

WCF Access Token Configuration screen

Background and Setup

Video: Configure a Web Service Activity

Good to Know

Fields

Field Name Definition

Token Name

Function:
Specifies the unique name for your connection to WCF service.
Accepted Values:
A text string that can have letters, numbers, and spaces
Default Value:
None
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:
A description for your access token.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
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.

Service URL

Function:
Specifies the URL of your WCF service.
Accepted Values:
A valid WCF service URL.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
  • http://demo3:80/agilepointserver/admin.sbc?wsdl

    In this example, SBC is the extension name for the WCF services, and ?WSDL is the query string that contains all the information such as method names of the specific WCF service.

    However, you can leave the extension name in the URL, as follows:

    http://demo3:80/agilepointserver/admin?wsdl

Load

Function:
Gets the data from the WCF service URL.

Binding

Function:
Specifies the data binding you want to use.

The binding defines the communication details required to connect to the WCF endpoint.

Accepted Values:
  • WSHttpBinding
  • NetTcpBinding
  • BasicHttpBinding
Default Value:
None

Endpoint

Function:
Specifies the WCF service endpoint you want to connect.

Endpoints provide access to the WCF service data.

Accepted Values:
A list of Endpoints populated from the WSDL file of the WCF service.
Default Value:
None
Example:
NetTcpBinding_IWCFWorkflowService

User Name

Function:
Specifies the user name for WCF service authentication.
Accepted Values:
A valid user name.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Domain

Function:
The authentication domain for WCF service.
Accepted Values:
A valid domain.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Password

Function:
The password for the authentication account.
Accepted Values:
An alphanumeric string that represents a password.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Test Connection

Function:
Makes sure the specified WCF service account is correct.

Encrypt

Function:
Stores the access token in the AgilePoint database as encrypted data.
Note: AgilePoint recommends you to store this access token in the database in encrypted format.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - The access token is in plain text in the database.
  • Selected - The access token is encrypted in the database.
Default Value:
Selected
Limitations:
  • This field was removed from the UI in AgilePoint NX OnPremises and Private Cloud v7.0 Software Update 2. Access token credentials are encrypted by default. If you want to store credentials in unencrypted format, contact AgilePoint Customer Support.