Configuring a connection between Workflow Automation and Unified Manager

You can configure a secure connection between OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) and Unified Manager. Connecting to Workflow Automation enables you to use protection features such as SnapMirror and SnapVault configuration workflows, as well as commands for managing SnapMirror relationships.

Before you begin

About this task

Before configuring a connection between Unified Manager and WFA, you must have installed the "WFA pack for managing Clustered Data ONTAP" on the WFA server. Use version 1.3 for ONTAP 9.2, version 1.2.x for ONTAP 9.1, or 1.1.x for ONTAP 9.0. The packs can be downloaded from the NetApp Storage Automation Store.

WFA pack for managing Clustered Data ONTAP


  1. In the toolbar, click , and then click Workflow Automation in the left Setup menu.
  2. In the OnCommand Unified Manager Database User area of the Setup/Workflow Automation page, select the name, and enter the password for the database user that you created to support Unified Manager and Workflow Automation connections.
  3. In the OnCommand Workflow Automation Credentials area of the Setup/Workflow Automation page, enter the host name or IP address (IPv4 or IPv6), and the user name and password for the Workflow Automation setup.
    You must use theUnified Manager server port (port 443).
  4. Click Save .
  5. If you use a self-signed certificate, click Yes to authorize the security certificate.
    The Setup/Workflow Automation page displays.
  6. Click Yes to reload the web UI, and add the Workflow Automation features.