Approval workflow activities and approval engines

Approvals can be managed by approval activities or approval engines, but not both. Approval activities can be used if approval engines are not turned on for the table associated with the workflow.

Approvals can be managed by approval activities or approval engines, but not both. Trying to use both can cause a range of issues. Approval activites are not available (greyed out) in the palette if approval engines are used on the specified table. If you hover over a greyed out approval activity in the palette, a comment with more information is provided. For more information about approvals and approval engines, see Approvals.
Figure 1. Unavailable approval activities
Approval activities are greyed out in the palette if approval engines are used on the associated table
To turn approval engines off for the table, navigate to the System Properties > Approval Engines and change the setting for the table to Turn engines off.
Figure 2. Turn off approval engines
To use approval activities, turn off approval engines for the table