Testing the Three-State Workflow
The Three-State workflow is a good choice for initial testing because it is available in both SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 environments. It is also somewhat complex and takes a number of steps and at least two user accounts to complete. The main steps involved with this workflow are as follows:
- An issue is created in an Issues list by a manager (User1), where an assignee is specified (User2) and the issue saved.
- The workflow is manually started by the manager (User1).
- After the workflow starts, it notifies User1 and User2 with a brief email, and then creates a new task in the Tasks list, which is assigned to User2.
- The assignee (User2) gets a more detailed email 1 to 5 minutes later ...