workflow. After you create the session, you can edit the session properties at anytime.
Before you create a Session task, you must configure the WorkflowManager to communicate with databases and the Integration Service. You mustassign appropriate permissions for any database, FTP, or external loader connections you configure.Related Topics:Working with Connection Objects
Steps to Create a Session Task
Create the Session task in the Task Developer or the Workflow Designer.Session tasks created in the Task Developer are reusable.To create a Session task:
In the Workflow Designer, click Tasks > Create.
Select Session Task for the task type.
Enter a name for the Session task.
Select the mapping you want to use in the Session task and click OK.
Editing a Session
After you create a session, you can edit it. For example, you might need to adjustthe buffer and cache sizes, modify the update strategy, or clear a variable valuesaved in the repository.Double-click the Session task to open the session properties. The session hasthe following tabs, and each of those tabs has multiple settings:
Enter session name, mapping name, and description for theSession task, assign resources, and configure additional task options.
Enter session log information, test load settings, andperformance configuration.
Config Object tab.
Enter advanced settings, log options, and error handlingconfiguration.
Enter source and target information, override transformationproperties, and configure the session for partitioning.
Configure pre- or post-session shell commands and emails.
Metadata Extension tab.
Configure metadata extension options.You can edit session properties at any time. The repository updates the sessionproperties immediately.If the session is running when you edit the session, the repository updates thesession when the session completes. If the mapping changes, the WorkflowManager might issue a warning that the session is invalid. The WorkflowManager then lets you continue editing the session properties. After you edit the