Workflow Activity Reference
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager, System Center 2012 - Service Manager
This section provides guidance for information technology (IT) developers so that they can create custom Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) activities that IT pros can use to build WF workflows that are specific to their IT processes. Custom WF activities extend the Activity Library—the activities that are distributed with the System Center 2012 – Service Manager Authoring Tool. The Workflow Activity Reference section of this document provides details of the default WF activities in the Activity Library. This information is intended to help developers (or IT pros acting as developers) create custom WF activities, as needed.
For information about how to use WF activities and WF workflows with Service Manager, see Automating IT Processes with Workflows [SM2012_AuthoringGuideObsolete].
Describes Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) activities to make Active Directory functions part of your workflow.
Describes control flow activities to provide structure—branches, loops, or timer delays—for your workflow.
Describes virtual machine management activities to build workflows that make creating and updating virtual machines possible.
Describes script activities to run a script as part of a workflow.
Describes Service Manager activities to make Service Manager functions part of your workflow.
Provides guidelines and details for creating custom activities in workflows.
Provides a sample activity that sets an activity’s status to Completed.