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Updating Workflows

Workflows can be created or updated using the workflow metadata API

PUT {{ api_prefix }}/metadata/workflow

Example using curl

curl '{{ server_host }}{{ api_prefix }}/metadata/workflow' \
  -X 'PUT' \
  -H 'accept: */*' \
  -H 'content-type: application/json' \
  --data-raw '[{"name":"sample_workflow","version":1,"tasks":[{"name":"ship_via_fedex","taskReferenceName":"ship_via_fedex","type":"SIMPLE"}],"schemaVersion":2}]'

Example using node fetch

fetch("{{ server_host }}{{ api_prefix }}/metadata/workflow", {
  "headers": {
    "accept": "*/*",
    "content-type": "application/json"
  "body": "[{\"name\":\"sample_workflow\",\"version\":1,\"tasks\":[{\"name\":\"ship_via_fedex\",\"taskReferenceName\":\"ship_via_fedex\",\"type\":\"SIMPLE\"}],\"schemaVersion\":2}]",
  "method": "PUT"

Best Practices

  1. If you are updating the workflow with new tasks, remember to register the task definitions first
  2. You can also use the Conductor Swagger UI to update the workflows