Introduction The only platform available when you first install SharePoint Server 2013 is the SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform. The SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform and the Project Server platform require additional steps.The SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform installs automatically when you install SharePoint Server 2013. The SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform requires the Workflow Manager and must be installed separately and then configured to work with your SharePoint Server 2013 farm.The Workflow Manager is a new kind of application server that hosts/manages workflow execution. The SharePoint 2013 workflow is based on the .Net Framework 4.0.Now we will learn the procedure for installing and configuring the workflow.In the first step open the Web Platform Installer and add the Workflow Manager 1.0.Click on the "Install" button;Then "Continue".The next step is the Workflow Manager configuration wizard. We have three options here to configure the workflow. Here I am selecting the second option "Configure Workflow Manager with custom setting".Enter the credentials here:Click on "Next".Enter the certificate credentials.Service Bus Configuration steps:Configure the certificates,Get the summary of the configuration.Get the PowerShell Commands for the configuration.Configuration progress window:And we have the option for updating the configuration.Looking good. After the preceding steps, open the IIS and we can see the new WorkflowManagement Site has been created.We need to check that the new service Workflow Manager has been started.The new tables are created in the SQL Server.Run the following command in the SharePoint 2013 Management Shell: Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http://sptest/ -WorkflowHostUri http://sptest:12291 -AllowOAuthHttp We have now completed the workflow configuration, open the SharePoint designer and create a new workflow. Yes here we have the options for creating a SharePoint 2013 Workflow.
Verifying the Workflow Configuration
How to Remove the Workflow Configuration Manager Click on the Workflow Manger Configuration.Click on "Leave Workflow Manager Farm".Then we can see the Summary List Window.Successfully removed the existing Workflow Configuration.SummaryIn this article we explored how to install and configure the workflow for SharePoint Server 2013.
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