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Setting up the delivery of web channel document

In this part, we look at the delivery of web channel document via email.
Once you have defined and tested your web channel interactive communication document, you need a delivery mechanism to deliver the web channel document to the recipient.
To be able to use email as a delivery mechanism for our web channel document, we need to make a minor change to the form data model.
Login to AEM Forms.
  • Navigate to Forms ->Data Integrations
  • Open the RetirementAccountStatement Data Model in edit mode.
  • Select the balances object and click on the edit button.
  • Select the "pencil" icon to open the id argument in edit mode.
  • Change the binding to "RequestAttribute".
  • Set the accountnumber in the binding value as shown below.
  • This way we are passing in the accountnumber through the request attribute to the form data model
  • Make sure you save your changes.

Test Email Delivery of Web Channel Document

  • Navigate to /home/users
  • Search for admin user under the user's node.
  • Select the profile node of the admin user.
  • Create a property called "accountnumber". Make sure the property type is a string.
  • Set the value of this accountnumber property to "3059827". You can set this value to any random number as you wish.
  • The code associated with this URL will get the accountnumber of the logged in user. This accountnumber is then passed as requestattribute to the FDM. The FDM will then fetch the data associated with this accountnumber and populate the web channel document.
Please take a look at the /apps/AEMForms/fetchad/GET.jsp file in crx. Please make sure the String variable webChannelDocument is pointing to a valid communication document path.