Workflow execution within/as workflow task, enabling sub workflows

Having a task type of “workflow” would enable the Morpheus workflow engine to execute nested sub-workflows.


Potentially, choosing the workflow name in the task, would bring up a form with the workflow inputs for the chosen workflow. Being able to to consume <%= variables %> in the form inputs would further make it more dynamic and enable the sub-workflow to inherit values from the parent workflow.


This would be ideal for scenarios where operational workflows, that contain bits of common logic, can be re-used during provision time phases. For example, a “create CMDB entry” workflow might contain tasks like:

  • Get API token
  • Check existing and raise error
  • Insert entry
  • Release token

This logic could be captured in a workflow, then the workflow gets added to the parent workflow to avoid repetition and lengthy workflows.


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