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.
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: Custom Workflow Activity to Generate samAccountName. Go Joe Go! http://feeds.feedburner.com/IdentityLifecycleManagerilmBestPractices
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.
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!