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Winshuttle Workflow Administrator Guide (10.8 and later)

Winshuttle Workflow 10.8 (and later) introduces an improved user interface, navigation features, and functionality not found in previous versions.

The table below briefly describes the function of each button on the home page of the Workflow version 10.8/10.9 site.

You can also access all Workflow 10.8 (and later) functions (from any page) from the shortcut menu (shown at right).

View release notes for the latest updates, patch information, new features, and more.

Winshuttle Workflow menu

Workflow home page overview

Logs & Reporting


Generate graphical charts for a variety of reports, such as Site Performance Analysis.

Excel Workflow Data Dump

Define and export Workflow data to a SharePoint list as .CSV or .HTML, with the option to send a notification to 1 or more email recipients.

Log File Viewer

Configure, view, and download log files for review.


Define what to log and at what level (debug, informational, warnings, errors).

Health Monitor

Use the Health Monitor page (first available in Winshuttle Workflow v10.9) to view warning messages, I/O messages, and monitor and troubleshoot potential problems.


Manage Background Jobs

View, edit, and/or delete jobs. You can also reset jobs that have experienced an error to 'pending' status.

Process Control

Manually view and approve processes. (Functionality is much the same as previous versions of workflow, just with an updated user interface.)

Server Administration

Admin Commands

The Admin Commands section provides a graphical user interface for many functions previously only available through the SVAdm tool, such as Delete Form Cache and others.

Configure Options

Add, delete, or modify Workflow configuration options such as AdhocRouterEnabled, EmailApprovalReceipt, UploadTimeout, and others.

Note: These are basically the same options configured with SVConfigurator in previous versions (10.7 and earlier) of Winshuttle Workflow.

Database Usage Status

View a visual and informational overview of the Winshuttle Workflow database.

Extend Workflow

Extend Winshuttle Workflow to another Web application/site.

Front End Configuration

Configure Winshuttle Workflow for a newly added Web Front End in SharePont.


View, add, or delete Workflow licenses.


Create scheduled maintenance activities, such as Mark Inactive Processes, Purge Background jobs, and more.

Workflow Design Configuration

Review, add, edit, and/or delete available plugins, form controls, and participant resolvers. You can also create premade Variants for form controls.

Farm Configuration

View or edit the database connection string, or change the Database impersonation domain/username/password, or change the Workflow Administrator keys (SharePoint impersonation domain/username/password).