The ConnectionConfiguration for a unidirectional connection with heartbeat contains the following configuration information (see Figure E.12):

  • EndpointA, indicating OutputVariables,
  • EndpointB, indicating InputVariables,
  • Flow1 and SubB describing the configuration for the information flow from EndpointA to EndpointB,
  • Flow2 and SubA for the heartbeat from EndpointB to EndpointA.


Figure E.12 – Unidirectional connection with heartbeat illustration