WorkflowGen 5.6.3

Version 5.x support ends June 30, 2017

Support and maintenance for version 5.x will end on June 30, 2017. If you are still running version 5, we recommend you plan a migration, and we will be happy to help should you need any assistance.

New changes in 5.6.3 release 7

  • Contains a hot fix for #3371 UPDATE (RaiseException: The application is now converted as an Assembly workflow application)

Web Service API

  • #3374: NEW FEATURE - A new web method ‘CompleteActivityInstanceWithContext’ to complete an ongoing action with a workflow context parameter only.

  • #3370: NEW FEATURE - New web methods ‘UpdateProcessInstanceData’ and ‘UpdateProcessInstanceDataWithContext’ for updating associated data of an ongoing request.

See FAQ - Web Services API: Update request associated data

  • #3367: UPDATE - Support username with and without domain name prefix in the ‘ProcessesRuntimeWebServiceAllowedUsers’ configuration parameter.

See FAQ - Web Services API: SoapException “Security : You are not authorized to use this web service.”

  • #3369: UPDATE - Support impersonation with the new ‘ImpersonateUsername’ parameter for all user context based web methods.

See FAQ - Web Services API: StartProcess: Launch a process on behalf of another user

See FAQ - Web Services API: User Impersonation with ImpersonateUsername parameter


  • #3372: UPDATE - Authentication : Support case insensitive username for Oracle database.

  • #3376: BUG - Some user views based on a specific process version were hidden when a new version of the process is created and the status is changed to test or active.

  • #3378: BUG - Fixed an issue where Oracle raises the error ORA-01795 when displaying the search (Part 2 of #3338).


  • #3375: NEW FEATURE - Workflow application: New applications ‘UPDATEPROCESSDATA’ and ‘COMPLETEACTION’ for use in your process.

See FAQ - Workflow Application: UPDATEPROCESSDATA usage

See FAQ - Workflow Application: COMPLETEACTION usage

  • #3371: UPDATE - RaiseException: The application is now converted as an Assembly workflow application to simply the configuration and improve the performance.

Note: The RaiseException web app in IIS and file system folder (\wfgen\WfApps\WebServices\RaiseException) can be disabled and removed. Authentication settings at the application level are no longer required.

  • #3368: UPDATE - Workflow application: Windows authentication mode is now defined by default in the web.config of web service applications.

  • #3373: UPDATE - Workflow application: Support Assembly applications that uses a workflow context parameter only. View an example here

  • #3377: UPDATE - Workflow application: Support asynchronous web procedure without URL.