Symantec Workflow 7.0 SP3 Release Notes

Article:DOC3096  |  Created: 2010-09-24  |  Updated: 2010-09-27  |  Article URL
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Symantec Workflow Solution 7.0 SP3

Build number 7.0.1312

Release Notes


Where to get more information

Installation and Upgrade

Fixes in this Release

Known Issues in this Release


Symantec Workflow provides advanced logic and workflow capability to the Symantec Management Platform and the Symantec solutions. It lets you use pre-built workflow and workflow packs, and also lets you build custom workflow processes.



Where to get more information

Document Description Location

User’s Guide

Information about how to use this product, including detailed technical information and instructions for performing common tasks.

This information is available in PDF format.

For more information, you can use the following resources:
Resource Description Location
Workflow Swat A site dedicated to Workflow resources

Symantec Management Platform Release Notes

Information about new features and important issues in the Symantec Management Platform.

This information is available as an article in the Knowledge Base.

You can also search for the product name under Release Notes.

Workflow 7.0 SP3 Installation and Configuration Guide  Steps for installing and configuring Workflow 7.0 SP3.

Installing the Symantec Management Platform products

Information about using Symantec Installation Manager to install the Symantec Management Platform products.

This information is available as an article in the Knowledge Base.

Altiris 7 Planning and Implementation Guide

Information about capacity recommendations, design models, scenarios, test results, and optimization best practices to consider when planning or customizing an Altiris 7 Infrastructure for your organization.

This information is available as an article in the Knowledge Base.

Knowledge Base

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Symantec Connect (formerly Altiris Juice)

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Online Forums

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The following sections provide information that pertains to installing Workflow 7.0 SP3.


You can disrupt currently-running Workflow 6.5 processes by installing Workflow 7.0. During installation, remember to use the same persistence settings (Exchange, SQL Server) that Workflow 6.5 is currently using in your environment.

Hardware Prerequisites

The hardware requirements for Workflow match standard ASP.NET runtime requirements. The following minimum hardware configuration is recommended:

Workflow Designer
  • 2 GHZ processor
  • 1 GB of free disk space
  • 3 GB RAM
Workflow Server
  • Dual processor
  • 4 GB RAM

Software Prerequisites

The prerequisites for installing Workflow are as follows:

  • Symantec Management Platform 7.0 SP4 and later 
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 
  • Symantec Management Platform Webservice 7.0.55
  • Symantec Administrator ASDK 7.0.293

The prerequisite for installing Workflow Server is as follows

  • Microsoft IIS* 5.x or 6.x

The prerequisites for installing Workflow Designer are as follows

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • Workflow Server (Workflow Server is installed automatically during Workflow Designer installation)
  • Microsoft IIS 5.x or 6.x.

The prerequisites for installing Process Manager are as follows:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • Microsoft IIS 5.x or 6.x 
  • Microsoft SQL Server database 2005 or SQL Express
  • Workflow Server (Workflow Server is installed automatically during Workflow Designer installation)

Operating system compatibility

 Workflow Designer  Workflow Server  Process Manager  Workflow Solution
  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit
  • Windows Vista SP2 32-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP232-bit
  • Windows Server R2 SP2 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 32-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 64-bit

Workflow Solution supports all operating systems supported by Symantec Management Console.

Install instructions

For step-by-step installation instructions, see the Workflow 7.0 Installation and Configuration guide.

Fixes in this release

Issue Article ID Internal ID
Licenses are no longer required for Workflow products

Starting with Workflow 7.0 SP3, licenses are no longer required for any of the Workflow products.

N/A 2071821

Known Issues in this Release

The following are unresolved issues in this release. For additional information regarding a known issue, click the Article ID link.

Issue Article ID Internal ID
Error in Workflow Designer when upgraded from Workflow 6.5 to Workflow 7.0 SP3

When upgrading from Workflow 6.5 to 7.0 SP3, you should verify the port setting (this may be done in the task tray settings) is set to 80 by default for IIS after the upgrade is completed.

N/A 2101592
Exception thrown by webservice while executing workflow with Resource generated components

For debugging in Workflow, the default setting should be 'Internal Web Server'.

N/A 2098243
Error in Report Component Generator under integration library Symantec Workflows tab

When using the Reports Component Generator, the selected resource is not seen in the component list after integrating the library in the project.

N/A 2102604
Workflow language pack installation errors

This has been fixed.

N/A 2057814
Error while logging in to the Process Manager when it is pointed to the SQL of another computer other than Workflow

When you install pointing to a remote SQL server, choose the option to enter the SQL user and password for the connection string.

N/A 2097091

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