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SharePoint Workflow Manager

SharePoint Workflow Manager is the workflow engine that powers the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform.

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    SharePoint Workflow Manager is the workflow engine that powers the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform. It is the replacement for Microsoft Workflow Manager 1.0 and Service Bus 1.1 for Windows Server when used with SharePoint Server products.

    SharePoint Server customers should use SharePoint Workflow Manager for any new Workflow Manager installations, and replace previous Microsoft Workflow Manager installations with SharePoint Workflow Manager.
  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2022

    SharePoint Workflow Manager is supported when used with the following SharePoint Server products:
    • SharePoint Server 2013
    • SharePoint Server 2016
    • SharePoint Server 2019
    • SharePoint Server Subscription Edition
    Note: SharePoint Workflow Manager is only supported when used for SharePoint 2013 Workflows. It is not supported for non-SharePoint Server scenarios.

    Supported database server versions:
    • SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4
    • SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3
    • SQL Server 2016
    • SQL Server 2017
    • SQL Server 2019
    • SQL Server 2022
    Note: If you're using SQL Server 2016 or later, you must change the database compatibility mode of the databases to version 120. For more information, see Description of the Cumulative Update 5 for Workflow Manager 1.0.

    Supported .NET Framework versions:
    • .NET Framework 4.6.2 or higher
    Supported Azure Service Fabric runtime versions:
    • 9.1 CU2 (9.1.1583.9590) or higher
  • To perform a new SharePoint Workflow Manager installation or upgrade an existing Microsoft Workflow Manager installation, see Install and configure workflow for SharePoint Server.

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