Workflow

Christmastime FIM/MIM Open Source WF Reviews

Over the years since FIM was first beta’d as ILM2 we have seen some cool workflows be released to open source. This is my review of the workflows I can find that are open source. First let me salute everyone who has contributed to the FIM and MIM community with these big undertakings. That said I am trying to give guidance to my readers as to what is the most useful in various situations and so I will make specific recommendations.

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Another talented Ensynchian joins the blogosphere

My colleague Joe Zamora, a talented developer, who has been instrumental in helping us advance our knowledge of custom workflows, has just launched his own blog: CShark. His first post is on how to “Generate AccountName in ILM2 custom workflow activity” and it came in response to a question in the ILM 2 connect forum entitled:┬áCustom Workflow Activity to Generate samAccountName. Go Joe Go! http://feeds.feedburner.com/IdentityLifecycleManagerilmBestPractices

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a sprinkling of understanding Workflow in ILM 2

So by now all of you know that understanding Windows Workflow Foundation is going to be quite helpful in implementing ILM 2. Having lived 9 of the last 12 months in Redmond, WA, I now understand a lot more about sprinkling So I thought I would provide a sprinkling of understanding about Windows Workflow Foundation: a categorization of the built in workflows. Cateory Activity Composite Notes Conditional Invoke Web Service Conditional Conditional Activity Group Conditional IfElse Conditional Policy Akin to a switch statement or Select Case Conditional While Custom Code Error Compensate Error Fault Handler Error Throw Flow Delay Flow EventDriven Flow Listen X 2+ event driven Flow Parallel x 2+ sequence for each Flow State Flow Sequence X Flow SetState Flow StateInitialization X Flow Suspend Flow Terminate Flow Transaction Scope http://feeds.

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a sprinkling of understanding Workflow in ILM 2 -- Comment

Very nice David, I would also urge readers to chec… Brad Turner - Sep 3, 2008Very nice David, I would also urge readers to check out Mark Gabarra’s blog for information relating WF and ILM 2. I also hope that we’ll be able to goad our own Paul Divan into bringing his experiences to the blogosphere!

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