Activity designer components

Orchestration installs the activity templates and provides access to the controls required to create and manage custom activities in the Workflow Editor.

Orchestration also installs the activity_creator role, which gives users the ability to create custom activities, share data between activities, and download activity packs from the ServiceNow Store.

Activity templates

ServiceNow provides the following templates for creating custom activities:

Custom activity controls

Use the following tabs in the workflow editor palette to create and manage custom activities.
  • Packs: View all activity packs downloaded from the ServiceNow Store or created for upload.
  • Custom: Create custom activities for use in workflows.
  • Data: View all activities on the current workflow that produce data. Workflow designers can use the data from these activities as the input for other activities.