Workflow

Z Alert pop-up "Comparison method violates its general contract!" while accessing workflow manager

The following error occurs while accessing workflow manager: : Solution: This is a bug that has been introduced due to some changes post java 6. Please update the wrapper.conf file under your <Zoom Install Dir>\DAM\conf (Windows) or <Zoom Install Dir>/conf (linux) folder by adding the following line: Note:  Please backup the wrapper.conf file prior to …

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Writing Workflow Auto Task Scripts

Target Audience: This article is meant for IT staff or software developers who need to create automation within the Zoom Workflow Framework. Please configure the auto task folder on the Zoom DAM server where auto task scripts will reside as described here. Zoom Workflow framework supports inserting an auto task in the activity graph for …

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Task Manager Application

Job and task definitions happen from within the web-based console using the workflow designer as we have seen so far. The Zoom application that comes in handy to actually run, track and monitor the job and tasks is the Task Manager. The job is started on creation if it is automatic, or can be started …

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Managing Zoom Workflow

In Zoom parlance, a job is an entire workflow comprising of individual work components called tasks. A job is tied to a specific project and comprises of one or more tasks. Each task has one or more owners and has a specific set of assets to work upon. The set of assets could be assigned …

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Custom Workflow Metadata

Zoom Workflow supports the addition of metadata to Jobs or Tasks. This metadata is useful for categorization, as well as, reporting/analytic of workflow performance based on them. How to Set-up Custom Workflow Metadata Open the Zoom Server’s Web Management Console (http://<server address>:<port e.g. 8443>). In the left panel open the tab Team Workflow > Workflow Metadata. …

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Enable Workflow Module

Zoom workflow is a licensed component and you must have an appropriate license to be able to use it. Once you have a valid license loaded, you can check the web-based administration console to verify that the workflow management menu option is indeed enabled, as indicated in the screenshot below.   From Zoom 5.5 onwards, …

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