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SharePoint Designer 2013 -- Workflow Manager is required to create Workflow RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    Is workflow manager is required to create workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 for List Workflow. Is there any other alternative for this.

    With Regards,

    Jaskaran Singh Bhatti

    Saturday, February 15, 2014 8:35 AM

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  • SharePoint 2013 supports both 2010 legacy type workflows that run in the OWS timer service on the SharePoint server and 2013 workflows that run on a server running Workflow Manager.  You can still create the same kind of workflows you created in SharePoint 2010 without Workflow Manager.  That would include 2010 List Workflows.  You only need Workflow Manager if you want to create the newer kind of workflows that use Workflow Manager.  All the built-in workflows still use the 2010 legacy workflow system.  Both types of workflows can be created using SharePoint Designer 2013.

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    Saturday, February 15, 2014 1:51 PM