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Create a Service Instance of SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules
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Create a Service Instance of SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules

April 16, 2020
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September 19, 2019
Create a service instance using SAP Cloud Platform cockpit to enable the Business Rules service.

You will learn

  • How to enable Business Rules service
  • How to create a service instance of Business Rules

Prerequisites

SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules is an Intelligent Business Process Management service that lets you digitize and automate decision making. You can author and manage your decisions using the Manage Rules Project application of business rules service. For more information on SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules, see SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules.

To get started with SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules, you have to create a service instance of business rules. Also, you can create the service key of the business rules service instance, which lets you consume the business rules API from SAP API Business Hub or any REST clients. You will need the service instance and service keys in the tutorials that follow.

Step 1: Open SAP Cloud Platform cockpit
  1. In your Web browser, open the SAP Cloud Platform cockpit. If you do not have a trial account, see Prerequisites.

  2. Choose Enter Your Trial Account.

    Cockpit landing page
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Step 2: Open Business Rules tile
  1. Choose your subaccount.

    Trial account
  2. Navigate to Spaces and then choose your space.

    choose spaces
  3. In the navigation area, choose Services > Service Marketplace , search for business rules and then choose Business Rules tile.

    enable business rules

    The following service overview page opens:

    Service overview
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Step 3: Create a service instance
  1. In the navigation area, choose Instances and then choose New Instance.

    New Instance
  2. Choose the service plan lite and choose Next.

    Lite plan
  3. No parameters are needed as shown in the following image, so choose Next.

    parameters
  4. In the next screen, choose Next as we don’t need to bind any application.

    No applications
  5. In the Instance Name field, provide an Instance Name of your choice and then choose Finish.

    Instance name

    Note the service instance name as it is required to access the Manage Rules Project application to author and manage business rules.

    The new instance is displayed in the list and the status present under the Last Operation changes to Created.

    Service instance created
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Step 4: Create service key for service instance
  1. Choose the business rules service instance that you created.

    choose service instance
  2. In the navigation area, choose Service Keys and then choose Create Service Key.

    service keys
  3. Provide a Name of your choice and then choose Save.

    service key name

    The service key is generated as shown:

    service key
Why do you need the service keys of a service instance?
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