Friday, December 31, 2010

Create Workflow for Purchase Requisition and Create Purchase Order from Purchase Requisition in Dynamics AX 2009

Setup for Workflow
Basic à Setup à Settings for workflow. 

Please Click Validate to check that the website for workflow is working in good condition on IIS

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Administration à Setup à Batch groups
Please create a batch group “WF” to execute the batch processes for workflow.

Please assign a server, on which the workflow batch processes which run.

Administration à Setup àWorkflow infrastructure configuration

Basic à Batch Processing
Please start the batch process by clicking OK.

The batch process, will keep on searching if there is any Workflow related task to execute.

Basic à Inquiries à Batch Job
User can see which batch processes are running.

User can set the recurrence of the batch process.

Basic à Inquiries à Batch History
User can track the history of batch processes

Create Workflow for Purchase Requisition
Procedure: Select a Template and Name the Workflow
      To select a template, follow these steps:
  1. In the Accounts Payable, click Setup > Workflow configurations.

2.  On the Workflow configuration form, click New.

3.  The Create configuration: Select a template form is displayed. Select the template that the new workflow will be based on. Click Create configuration.

4.  The Workflow: <Workflow Name> form is displayed. Click the General tab.
5.  In the Name field, enter a unique name for the workflow.

Procedure: Enter Instructions for Users
Instructions can be provided to the users of the workflow. For example, for the purchase requisition workflow, use these steps to create the instructions for the users who will be submitting purchase requisitions for processing and approval in the Purchase requisitions form.
It is also possible to insert placeholders in the instructions that will be replaced with the appropriate data when the instructions are displayed to users.
  1. In the Workflow: <Workflow Name> form, click the General tab.
  2. Click Create instruction and the Edit message form is displayed.

Create Purchase Order from Purchase Requisition:


  1. Good work guys....keep posting....cheers

  2. Thank you. I have been looking for some 'getting started with workflow' in the standard documentation. Without luck. This - however - is perfect to get started.

  3. Good one yar...absolutely helpful for someone to get started with workflows

  4. This post did help me but hoping for a clearer screenshots. Will you able to send me one? I will be most great full. Thanks in advance!


  5. Thank you.. Very informative .helped me a lot.. how ever you missed out on initiating "Tutorial work flow processor" Form.


    - Srikanth

  6. nice fish pond. Loved it.