Export and import app

In Flowfinity, you can export and import applications with ease.
Note: For details on how to only import an application, skip to Step 3.

Example

An application developer uses CloudDev, a sandbox server, to build and test applications. Once the application is ready to be deployed to end-users, the application must be exported and then imported into Flowfinity Actions.

Instructions

Export Applications

  1. Navigate to the appropriate site within your Flowfinity sandbox server, right-click the application and click 'Export.'
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  2. Click 'Export apps.' The application will be saved as an FTF file in the location defined in your browser.
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    Import Applications
  3. Go to Flowfinity Actions, on your production server, and select the desired site.
  4. Select Configure, the Apps tab will be automatically selected.
  5. Click 'Import Apps.'
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  6. Click 'Choose file' and select the application file.
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  7. Click 'Next' and select which application(s) to import.
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  8. Click 'Next' and review the selected application(s), then select 'Import Apps.'
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  9. The application will now be available in the Draft Apps section of your chosen site.
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  10. Select the application and 'Customize.'
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  11. Review the application and click 'Publish.'
  12. Assign the application to a tab within the chosen site and publish the application.
    Note: if the imported application contains tasks or escalations, then an available software robot must be assigned before it is possible to publish.
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    Flowfinity - Export and import app
  13. The application is now available to use in your production server. To learn more about application management, or other topics, our Knowledge Base contains more information.
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