Validating and activating processes

Before you can use a new process, you need to activate it. Process Designer automatically validates the process each time you save it. If the process is valid, then the Processes tree icon changes from to , which indicates that the process is valid, but is not yet activated. If the process is not valid, the icon remains as . You cannot activate processes that are not valid.

If the process is not validated, check that each item is connected to another. Items that are in the wrong place cannot be connected to the previous or subsequent item. Either change the format of the item (for example, change it to an action instance rather than a status) or remove the item.

Activating and deactivating a process

You activate and deactivate processes using the Activate Process and Deactivate Process actions. Active processes are indicated by , and inactive processes by .