CRMProcess.UpdateAll Method

The UpdateAll method updates (overwrites) a workflow process and all of its sub-elements.


[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Sub UpdateAll(
  ByVal Caller As CUserAuth,
  ByVal ProcessId As String,
  ByVal Process As CWorkflowProcess
public void UpdateAll(
  CUserAuth  Caller,
  string  ProcessId,
  CWorkflowProcess  Process
public: void UpdateAll(
  CUserAuth*  Caller,
  String*  ProcessId,
  CWorkflowProcess*  Process



Specifies the identity of the caller. The caller must have the prvWriteWorkflowProcess privilege to perform this action. See CUserAuth.


Specifies the ID of the process that is to be updated.


Specifies a CWorkflowProcess structure that stores a flat workflow process. See CWorkflowProcess.

Return Value

No return value.


If there is an error, SOAP throws an exception and the error message is reported in System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException.Detail.OuterXml.

All IDs passed to the platform are GUIDs wrapped in braces. For example: {6522D89A-A752-4455-A2B0-51494C6957C3}


// strServer should be set with the name of the platform Web server
string strServer = "myservername";

// virtualDirectory should be set with the name of the Microsoft CRM
// virtual directory on the platform Web server
string virtualDirectory = "mscrmservices";
string strDir = "http://" + strServer + "/" + virtualDirectory + "/";

// BizUser proxy object
Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.BizUser bizUser = new Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.BizUser ();
bizUser.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
bizUser.Url = strDir + "BizUser.srf";

// CRMProcess proxy object
Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CRMProcess  process = new Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CRMProcess();
process.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
process.Url = strDir + "CRMProcess.srf";

string strErrorMsg;
string strProcessId = "{9B4CCEEC-AB41-4463-B3DF-F3C21CD9C6C3}"; 
   Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CUserAuth userAuth = bizUser.WhoAmI();

   Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CWorkflowProcess  wfProcess = new Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CWorkflowProcess();

   // Set up the XML string to update the process and all of its elements
   wfProcess.Steps = "<wfsteps><wfstep><name>" + "My Step Name" + "</name>description>" + "A description of my step" + "</description></wfstep></wfsteps>";
   wfProcess.ActionParameters = "<wfparameters></wfparameters>";
   wfProcess.Actions = "<wfactions></wfactions>";
   wfProcess.ConditionParameters = "<wfparameters></wfparameters>";
   wfProcess.Conditions = "<wfconditions><wfcondition><name>" + "My Condition Name" + "</name></wfcondition></wfconditions>";

   // Update the process and all of its elements
   process.UpdateAll (userAuth, strProcessId, wfProcess);
catch (System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException err)
   // Process the platform error here
   strErrorMsg = ("ErrorMessage: " + err.Message + " " + err.Detail.OuterXml + " Source: " + err.Source );
catch (Exception err)
   // Process other errors here
   strErrorMsg = ("ErrorMessage: " + err.Message );


Namespace: Microsoft.CRM.Proxy

Assembly: microsoft.crm.proxy.dll

See Also

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