This guide steps through how to migrate BPMN diagrams created in Cawemo to Camunda Platform 8 Web Modeler.
You should consider migrating diagrams from Cawemo to Camunda Platform 8 Web Modeler if:
- You want to continue working on your diagrams on the latest Camunda Platform version.
- You are exploring automating your processes.
- You are in need of certain features that can only be found in Camunda Platform 8 (e.g. BPMN message buffering, big multi-instance constructs, the Connectors framework, or the improved collaboration features in Web Modeler).
- Ensure you have a valid Camunda Platform 8 account, or sign up if you still need one.
- A BPMN diagram in your Cawemo account.
Migrate your BPMN diagram
Take the following steps to migrate your BPMN diagram in Cawemo to Camunda Platform 8 Web Modeler:
- Log in to Cawemo.
- Click the Project folder on the Home page of the BPMN diagram you want to transfer.
- Click on the BPMN diagram you want to transfer.
If the BPMN file has been uploaded to Cawemo from Desktop Modeler for execution on Camunda Platform 7, the file cannot be uploaded to Web Modeler.
- Click Download or export.
- Click Download as BPMN 2.0 XML.
- Log in to Camunda Platform 8.
- Click Modeler to open Web Modeler.
- Open the project you want to transfer your BPMN file to or create a new project by clicking New project.
- Click New > Upload files.
- Open the BPMN XML file downloaded from Cawemo.
While unsupported elements are imported in Web Modeler, they are not supported for deployment and will be highlighted in the error panel.
Not all elements in Cawemo are supported in Camunda Platform 8 Web Modeler. Find details on BPMN coverage in Camunda Platform 8 in the BPMN coverage documentation. We are investing in supporting the elements currently available on Camunda Platform 7.
Learn more about migrating from Camunda 7 to Camunda 8.
When you get the error
The following 1 file is invalid and can't be uploaded: "" when uploading your BPMN file.
It means a BPMN file for execution on Camunda Platform 7 created with Desktop Modeler - or another BPM tool using BPMN to execute processes - has been uploaded to Cawemo. Find details in Migrating from Camunda Platform 7 documentation under migration overview to solve the error.