Managing services - 6.3

Talend Administration Center User Guide

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Talend Administration Center

The services are listed in the Services tab, providing information regarding the services, including:

Label

Description

Title

The name that identifies the service in the Administration Center.

Target Namespace

The namespace of the web service.

Services

The name of the service.

Modified Date

The date on which the service is modified.

Some extra columns are hidden by default but can be added in the table. For more information, see Customizing the display of the service list.

These extra columns provide the following information:

Label

Description

ID

Unique identifier of the service given by the Administration Center automatically.

Create Date

The date on which the service is created.

You can export the services listed in this tab to XML files, or import services that you already created with previous release of the Administration Center. For more information, see Exporting and importing services and polices.

Adding a service

To add a service from Talend Administration Center, complete the following:

  1. From the toolbar on the Service tab, click Add to show the configuration panel to the right.

  2. Enter the following information as necessary.

    Field

    Description

    Title

    Type in a name that identifies the service in the Administration Center.

    Description

    Provide any useful information regarding the service.

  3. Click the Upload content button upload the content of a WSDL file. The [Upload Content] dialog box appears, allowing you to upload the content from a File or a URL.

    To upload the content from a file, browse to or enter the path where the file is located.

    To upload the content from a URL, enter the URL in the field.

    Click Upload to upload the content or Cancel to cancel it.

  4. The WSDL tree structure appears in the configuration panel. The content of it is shown in the Content tab on the lower half of the Service Registry page.

    Click Save to validate the creation or Cancel to cancel it.

Validating a service

You can check the consistency of the service WSDL file and the policy files assigned to the service using the Validate button on the tool bar. For more information about how to assign a policy to a service, see Assigning a policy to a service.

To validate a service:

  1. In the list of services, select the one you want to validate.

  2. On the toolbar, click Validate. A dialog box appears, showing if the service WSDL file and the assigned policy files are consistent, and if the assigned policies are available.

    The following screenshot shows the result of a consistent service:

    Below is an example result of an inconsistent service due to the unavailability of the assigned policy.

  3. Click OK to close the dialog box.

Editing a service

On the lower half of the Service Registry page, you can edit the service WSDL file in the Content tab or change the endpoint of the service in the Endpoints tab.

Editing the service WSDL file

  1. Select a service in the service list and click the Content tab on the lower half of the Service Registry page. The service WSDL file is shown in the Content tab.

    You can select the Highlight check box to highlight the WSDL element names.

  2. Click Edit in the Content tab and edit the content as needed.

  3. Click Save to save your changes or Cancel to cancel it.

Changing the service endpoints

  1. Select a service in the service list and click the Endpoints tab on the lower half of the Service Registry page.

    The service is shown in the Endpoints tab, providing the following information regarding the service:

    Label

    Description

    Service

    The name of the service.

    Port

    The port of the service.

    Transport/Protocol

    Type of transport and protocol used for service messaging.

    Endpoint

    IP address of the web service.

    Locator Instances

    The number of the active endpoints out of the total number of endpoints monitored by the Service Locator. Depending on the result returned from the Service Locator, the number is shown in different colours. For example:

    • -/- in grey indicates that the Service Locator is not available.

    • 0/0 in grey indicates that neither active nor inactive endpoint instance is found in the Service Locator.

    • 0/2 or 0/3 in grey indicates that no endpoint is active out of the total 2 or 3 endpoints.

    • 1/2 or 2/3 in blue indicates that 1 or 2 endpoints are active out of the total 2 or 3 endpoints.

    • 2/2 or 3/3 in green indicates that all the endpoints are active.

    Clicking the value in this column redirects you to the Service Locator page with the result filtered by {targetNamespace}serviceName of the selected service.

    You can update the status of all the endpoints for the selected service by clicking the Refresh Locator Info button.

    Use Locator

    Select this check box to change the endpoint to a locator endpoint if this service is monitored by the Service Locator.

    You can customize the display of the service list view to show/hide one or more columns or arrange the list in a certain order. For more information, see Customizing the display of the service list.

  2. Click Edit in the Endpoints tab and edit the service endpoints as needed.

  3. Click Save to save your changes or Cancel to cancel it.

Deleting a service

To delete a service from the service list, do the following:

  1. In the list of services, select one you want to delete.

  2. On the toolbar, click Delete. A confirmation dialog box appears.

  3. Click OK to remove the service from the service list.

Customizing the display of the service list

You can customize the service list view to show/hide one or more columns in the service list.

  1. On the service list, put the pointer on a column name and click the drop-down arrow.

  2. In the drop-down list, select:

    Item

    Description

    Sort Ascending

    Arranges the list in an ascending order.

    Sort Descending

    Arranges the list in an descending order.

    Columns

    Displays a drop-down list where you can select/clear the check box next to the column(s) you want to show/hide.

The figure below shows the list view options in the drop-down list.