Activity Properties Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to modify properties for a service call activity.

To access
  1. In the Data Model Editor, expand a rule.
  2. Right-click the column header of a service call activity, and select Activity Properties.
Important information

For details on additional fields for JMS and MQ protocols, see Service Properties Page.

Relevant tasks Modify Virtual Service Behavior
See also

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element Description

Indicates if the service call activity is currently enabled or disabled for the rule.

Click the on/off icon to change the state.


The name of the activity.

By default, this is the name of the operation in the called service.

Tip: You can edit this field. If you add multiple activities calling the same operation in the same service, give each activity a different name.

URL The endpoint location of the called service.
Agent Select an existing agent to use for the service call, or click Manage Agents to configure a new agent.
Timeout Timeout value for the service call activity in milliseconds.
Delay after response

Indicates the amount of time, in milliseconds, to wait after sending a response to the client, before running the activity.

Available only for a service call activity that is scheduled for after the response.

Message Format

Determines how the data is transported. Binary or text.

Available for: JMS, WebSphere MQ

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