The following table outlines the core architectural components of Workflow.
See About Symantec Workflow.
See Workflow scalability.
Table: Core architectural components of Workflow
Core architectural component
Symantec Solution Workflow (Symantec Management Platform component)
This component is automatically installed on the Symantec Management Platform, and lets you execute the following operations:
Lets you access and download the Workflow installer (Symantec.Workflow.Setup.exe).
Lets you use Workflow Enterprise Management to manage your Workflow environments, which include Workflow Servers, Workflow projects, and Workflow processes.
See Workflow Enterprise Management page.
This is a tool that you use to design processes, and contains the components that are used to build workflow projects. The Workflow Designer lets you execute the following operations:
Lets you design, edit, test, and publish workflow projects.
Lets you publish completed processes on a Workflow Server.
See About Workflow Designer.
This is a run-time engine or execution engine for all Workflow Servers, and lets you execute the following operations:
Lets you run and manage published workflow projects.
Handles all background processing for Workflow Designer and Process Manager.
See About Workflow Server.
A web portal that you use to interact with and manage published the workflow projects that require human interactions, and lets you execute the following operations:
Lets you view and manage tasks.
Lets an administrator user to view the reports on running processes.
Lets you store documents, articles, and schedules to share.
You should install Process Manager should be installed on a central Process Manager server.
See About Process Manager.
Process Manager database
The database stores the Process Manager details such as groups, users, and permissions and stores persistent Workflow data. The database must reside on the SQL Server computer.
Workflow client tools are support applications for Workflow.
The following list describes the client tools:
Business TimeSpan Editor
Manages the information about the work hours and holidays for your organization.
Critical Errors Viewer
License Status Manager
Local Machine Info Editor
Screen Capture Utility
Server Extensions Configurator
Task Tray Tool
Tool Preferences Editor
Web Forms Theme Editor
Lets you create new themes for the web forms that you can use in form components (for example, Form Builder).
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