Creating or deleting a connector project
To design a connector, create a connector project and then add the general connector information, API definition, and at least one trigger or action to be used in flows to complete creation of the connector project.
To create a connector project
To open BMC Helix Connector Designer in your browser, navigate to
- Select the Connectors tab.
By default, Java-based Connector is highlighted. Click Enter to open the general information page for a Java-based connector.
The General Information tab which includes fields that generally describe your connector, is displayed.
On the Connectors page, click the name of the required connector.
On the General Information tab, provide or update general identification values for the connector as described in the following table. This information is displayed in BMC Helix Integration Studio.
Field Description Name Enter the name of the application or service with which the connector communicates. Description Enter a brief description of the connector. Version
The version number of the connector is automatically assigned.
Select Auto update to update the version number when any connector configuration is modified.
Default CategorySelect one of the following categories for the connector:
- File Management
- Project Management
- Service Support
- Back Office
- Developer Tools
The default category is Productivity.
This is the category in BMC Helix Integration Studio under which your connector is displayed.
Click Attach File to browse and attach a JPEG or PNG file of the image that you want to display for your connector in BMC Helix Integration Studio.
(Optional) Organization Enter the name of your organization. (Optional) Organization Identifier
Enter a short identifier for your organization.
(Optional) Team Name Enter the name of your team. (Optional) License
License information for the connector.
- Add the general connector information, API definition, and at least one trigger or action to be used in flows.
After you add the required information about the connector, you can optionally add an API file to get a list of fields to add to your connectors, triggers, lookups, and queries. To complete creating your connector project, add at least one trigger or action for your connector.
The Validation Issues message box shows a warning sign until you add the trigger or action.
After you add a trigger or action, the message box displays a green exclamation mark.
To delete a connector project
- To open BMC Helix Connector Designer in your browser, navigate to
- On the Connectors page, select the connector from the list.
The connector is deleted from BMC Helix Connector Designer list. The generated code files and the docker container created for the connector are also deleted. .