The processes.xml file is deployed as part of a process application and is used for configuration of the deployment of BPMN 2.0 resource files. Additionally, it can be used to configure process engines which are started / stopped with the deployment of the application.

See the processes.xml section of the User Guide for more details..

Xml Schema Namespace

The namespace for the processes.xml file is The XSD file can be found in the camunda-engine.jar file.

Empty processes.xml

The processes.xml may be left blank (can be empty). In this case, default values are used. See the Empty processes.xml section of the User Guide for more details.



  <process-archive name="loan-approval">
      <property name="isDeleteUponUndeploy">false</property>
      <property name="isScanForProcessDefinitions">true</property>


Syntax Reference

Tag name Parent tag name Required? Description
<process-application> None. true Root element of the processes.xml file.
<process-engine> <process-application> false See process-engine Reference
<process-archive> <process-application> false See process-archive Reference

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