Importing a flow

You can import a flow from a different builder or a new tenant and use it in your current tenant. Flows can be exported/imported as a JSON (JSON or JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format).

  1. Click LOG IN to login to the Boomi Flow Drawing Tool.
  2. Under Tools in sidebar, select Import & Export.
  3. Upload the flow file you want to import.
  4. You will see the message: Flow imported successfully.

    The flow is now available in your tenant, and available by clicking Flows in the sidebar. Make sure to publish the flow, before you run it.
Boomi Flow Ninja: When you import a flow, the services used in the flow will also be imported. We recommend you update the services after importing the flow; this will update the types, so the service can be used in subsequent flows. If the service is not updated, types not in use by the imported flow would not be recognized by the service.

Check out the glossary for a definition of terms and key concepts that appear in the Boomi Flow website, Drawing Tool, technical documentation, blogs, and marketing communications.

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