JBPM Upgrade in JBoss Portal

JBoss Portal in the last 2.7.2 community version uses JBPM 3.2. It could be useful update it to a newest version, mainly to get more bug fixing. This is tested using JBPM 3.3.1.GA. Here the steps:

 

1) modify the file inside the jboss portal sar: conf/hibernate/workflow/hibernate.cfg.xml:

 

instead of:


    <mapping resource="org/jbpm/identity/User.hbm.xml"/>
    <mapping resource="org/jbpm/identity/Group.hbm.xml"/>
    <mapping resource="org/jbpm/identity/Membership.hbm.xml"/>

 

put:

 

<mapping resource="hibernate.identity.hbm.xml"/>

 

 

add this row as hibernate property. JBPM need the jndi path of the UserTransaction interface:

 

<property name="jta.UserTransaction">UserTransaction</property>

 

add in the end of the mappings:

 

<mapping resource="org/jbpm/job/CleanUpProcessJob.hbm.xml"/>

 

It is a feature from the 3.2.6 jbpm version. It executes a clean of the datas

 

 

2) Download JBPM 3.3.1.GA installer from:

 

http://sourceforge.net/projects/jbpm/files/f%29%20jBPM%20jPDL%203/jbpm-jpdl-3.3.1.GA/jbpm-installer-3.3.1.GA.jar/download

 

and install it through the command:

 

java -jar jbpm-installer-3.3.1.GA.jar

 

During the installation you have to choose a your folder and the path of a clean jboss 4.x version binary in your local environment.

It can be downloaded from:

 

http://sourceforge.net/projects/jboss/files/JBoss/JBoss-4.2.3.GA

 

and uncompessed in some target folder

 

 

3) After the installation in your target folder take the following libraries:

 

jbpm-jpdl.jar

 

jbpm-identity.jar

 

and copy them to the 'lib' directory inside the jboss portal sar, rewriting the current jars