Phased rollout

 

Version 21.02 of the software is currently available only to early adopter SaaS customers as the first step in our phased rollout.

Finding the connector designer configuration options in the new version of BMC Helix Connector Designer

The enhanced BMC Helix Connector Designer user interface makes it easier for you to design, configure, and test your connectors, and then deploy them to BMC Helix Integration Studio. 

Old User Interface - Create connector

To create a new connector, select Connectors > New Connector.

Enhanced User Interface - Create connector

To create a new connector, click New on the Connectors page.

Old user interface - Connector configuration

New user interface - Connector configuration


Locating configuration options in the new BMC Helix Connector Designer user interface

The following table describes where you can find the connector designer configuration options in the new user interface, and the new options added. 

Creating a connector

Older versionCurrent version
General tabGeneral Information
Identity sectionGeneral Information tab
Authorization sectionSettings tab > Authorization
Extra Parameters sectionSettings tab > Request Parameters
Configuration sectionSettings tab > Configuration
API Definition sectionGeneral Information tab
Triggers tabConnector Properties tab > Triggers
Actions tabConnector Properties tab > Actions

(New option) Settings > Connector logging

Set the connector log levels to Error, Warning, or All.

Build, Test, and Deploy connectors

Older versionCurrent version
Build tab

Manage Connectors > Build tab



Select the connector from Connectors page, and click Manage Connectors.


Register Connector

Register connector functionality is now consolidated with the Start Connector option.

If the connector is not registered to your BMC Helix Integration Studio account, the connector is registered before it is started, when you click Start Connector.


NA

(New option) Test Connector

You can now test the connector directly from the BMC Helix Connector Designer, without downloading any files from BMC Communities.

Deploy tab

Manage Connectors > Deploy tab


Select the connector from Connectors page, and click Manage Connectors.

ProductionDeploy tab > Deploy Connector to Production Site

Integration studio configuration

Older versionCurrent version
Integration Controller menuAdministration menu
Integration Controller configurationSettings > Integration Studio

(New option) Settings > Connector logging

Set the connector log levels to Error, Warning, or All.

Additional menu items 

The following options are now available on the BMC Helix Connector Designer user interface:

ActionDescription
View status of the configured Integration Studio site

The top navigation bar also displays the status of the configured Integration Studio site.

The following icons represent the status of the integration controller:

  • The configured Integration Studio Site is configured and available.
  • The configured Integration Studio site is unavailable.

Locate connectors developed in older versions of the BMC Helix Connector Designer

enables you to find and add connectors developed in older versions of BMC Helix Connector Designer to the new BMC Helix Connector Designer.

For more information about updating older connectors in the new BMC Helix Connector Designer, see Updating connector code for connectors developed in previous versions.

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