Need External Worker to send intermediate throw message


I am creating an Intermediate throw message event as shown below.

I have created the messagename for corelation and have mapped them to the intermediate catch message events as well.
However, I need to perform the Implementation for the throw message via External worker but finding it difficult to figure out which API can I use to send the message.
Could you help with some examples.

Thanks in advance.

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I use it more or less like this!


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You should either model the message OR implement in the worker, not both.

Reason being is that if you do both, you should expect both message throws to happen.
From a process clarity perspective, modeling it makes it clear to the process reader that there will be a message thrown. If the message is implemented in the worker and is not modeled, then people reading the process have no way to know that there’s a message sent… which leads to questions about the process that receives it (“Ok, but WHEN / WHERE does it get thrown”)

The way your process is designed, the messages will be thrown multiple times, since it’s inside a multi-instance block. Is that what you intend to do?

Hi @Saju_John_Sebastian1,

If Spring Boot Starter for External Task Client is used then a good option is to use Camunda REST Client for Java Spring from within your external task implementation to interact with the process engine (Example: Doing message correlation).

Well this works if I opt for Java class implementation in the Modeller.
My requirement is to use the “External” option in the “Implementation” section by providing a “Topic”.
In the External class, I don’t have a way to call getProcessEngineService() Api.

Is there any way I can access simillar API to send message as shown in your response.

Yes. I will need to have multiple instances of messages to be send and hence the multi-instance.
I did some changes in the bpmn as shown here.

The Boundary Message Intermediate Catch is configured as below:

My intention is to Throw the intermediate message event from the multi-instance process, which will be caught by the non interrupting Boundary event.
The issue is I am unable to SEND this message from External Worker.

Any thoughts?

This is not valid in BPMN.
You cannot throw a message to the same process instance.

As @hassang indicated, from a fully external worker, use the REST API to send the message.

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Thanks @hassang , @GotnOGuts for the response.
That clears the doubt.

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