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E1: WRKFLW: Frequently Asked Questions on EnterpriseOne Workflow (Doc ID 1329683.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2019

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document contains some frequently asked questions and answers on the use of the EnterpriseOne Workflow Design and Administration.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Overview
 Question 1: Where can I find additional information about EnterpriseOne Workflow?
 Question 2: How are Workflow Specifications Stored?
 Question 3: What is the Workflow Scheduler and how is it activated?
 Question 4: Is it possible to use one copy of Workflow tables in an environment with multiple servers.
 Question 5: When promoting a Workflow process through Object Management Workbench (OMW), the records related to the distribution list for the Workflow in the F0150, F0101 and F98840 tables are not promoted along with the rest of the Workflow information.  Why?
 Question 6: Will changes to a Workflow Data Structure impact current active instances of that Workflow?
 Workflow Processes
 Question 1: What are the Standard Workflow Processes available in EnterpriseOne?
 Question 2: What are workflows that are not listed in the P98800 Process Master for example PO approval in P4301 and P43081?
 Question 3: How Do I Add, Modify and Delete a Workflow?
 Question 4: Why do our Workflow Processes no longer work after performing a refresh of our Control Tables?
 Question 5: Does a Workflow process need to follow Object Life Cycle Management?
 Question 6: How do you turn off workflow processes?
 Question 7: How can I change the Process Task Monitor application (P98860) so that the time stamps for each process are displayed in my local time instead of GMT time?
 Question 8: What is the time zone of time stored in F98860 ?
 Question 9: Why does "WARNINGS: Task <ACCEPT> - As of EnterpriseOne 8.94, "Send Message" Task in Workflow system is a deprecated feature and will be obsolete in future releases" appear when validating a Standard workflow process?
 Question 10: When does a workflow goes in to awaiting status ?
 
Question 11: When does a workflow task goes in to awaiting status ?
 Question 12: How can workflow allows back-to-back processes i.e. processes that contain the same process keys without causing primary key violation ?
 Question 13: How does workflow process generate the next process instance ID ?
 Question 14: Is there a way to search by Resource Name in Process Task Monitor (P98860) ?
 Troubleshooting Workflow
 Question 1: Can you debug workflow the same way as regular objects?
 Question 2: Why does the Workflow Kernel Take a Long Time to End When Stopping E1 Service?
 Question 3: We keep getting the following messages in the Workflow kernel logs. Why do they occur and how to get rid of them?
 WARNING: As of 8.93, the location of the JAS server should be defined using OCM. 
 INFORMATION: Resolving the JAS server location using backward compatibility settings
 Question 4: Workflow Kernel processing the requests slowly and multiple outstanding requests piled up against all workflow kernels. What could be the possible cause of this delay in processing?
 Question 5: Getting the following error when working on Workflow Modeler trying to drag and drop. User is able to drag the icon but at the moment of dropping the pop up error appears.Can you debug workflow the same way as regular objects?
"You are not authorized to run this application
Please contact your Security Officer for authorization"
 Question 6: How to troubleshoot workflow kernel crash ?
 Upgrade and Workflow
 Question 1: How do we upgrade our custom workflow processes from Xe? Do we need to recreate them using the new workflow interface?
 Question 2: Why is my Custom Workflow Not Working After Upgrade?
 Question 3: When upgrading JDE, is it possible to migrate live workflow instances?
 Question 4:  The numbers of record in workflow tables are significantly less in EnterpriseOne 910 application release than OneWorld Xe application release after upgrading EnterpriseOne.  Is there an issue with upgrading EnterpriseOne?
 Workflow Approval
 Question 1: How Can I allow Another User to Approve an Approval Request Sent from a Workflow?
 Question 2: Is it Possible to Resend Active (Action) Workflow Message to User as a Reminder?
 Question 3Is it possible to automatically remove a previous not action-ed approval message in a user's work centre when a new one is generated if for example the related Purchase Order has been amended?
 Question 4Is it possible to override the url title in approval message?
 Question 5: How do I reassigned workflow approvals that were already sent to an approver and are still pending??
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