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Reactivate a deprecated activity

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Reactivate a deprecated activity

Orchestration activities that were converted to activity packs are deprecated for upgraded and new instances but can be reactivated for use in new workflows.

Before you begin

Role required: workflow_admin, admin
Note: Reactivation of deprecated activities for use in new workflows is discouraged. Legacy activities cannot use the unique features of the scoped applications, such as reuse of data from the databus and input variable testing.


  1. Navigate to Workflow > Administration > Activity Definitions.
  2. In the list of activities, clear the condition Category !=deprecated from the filter.
    Category filter for deprecated activities
  3. Open the definition record for the activity you want to reactivate.
  4. Select the What to Display tab.
  5. In the Category field, replace the value deprecated with another category.
    This can be an arbitrary string.
  6. Click Update.
    The system creates a new category using the value provided and reactivates the activity, which becomes available in the Core tab of the Workflow Editor.