Create Process Definition

API Type


HTTP Method



Adds a new process model (process definition) to AgilePoint Server.

Good to Know

  • To call this method, the API account user must have the access right, Add a Process Model.
  • The input parameter is a process model XML that is parsed to create a process model.
  • If the process model count exceeds, the license limit for allowed process models and creation of process model fails.

URL Format (OnPremises, Private Cloud)


URL Format (OnDemand)


Request Parameters

NoneNot Applicable

Request Body Properties



Specifies a process definition in XML format.

To generate the process definition file in XML format, in AgilePoint Envision, click File > Export & Import > Save As Deploying File(xml). You can also download the process definition XML from AgilePoint Enterprise Manager.

Accepted Values:
A string that contains process definition in XML format.

JavaScript Code Example

$("#btnCreateProcDef").click(function () {
  var JSONData = { xml: '<process template XML string>' }; 
    url: 'https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/CreateProcDef',
    data: JSON.stringify(JSONData)

Java Code Example

public String CreateProcDef() {

  String URI = "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/CreateProcDef";

  HTTPOperations ops = new HTTPOperations(domain, userName, 
                       password, appID, locale);

  JSONObject postData = new JSONObject();
    postData.put("xml", "<process template XML string>");

    return ops.POSTMethod(URI, postData.toString());
  return "";

C# Code Example

public string CreateProcDef()
    string  URL= "https://mydomain:9011/AgilePointServer/Workflow/CreateProcDef";
    string jsonRequestData = "{
      \"xml\": \"" + '<process template XML string>' + "\"}";  

    HTTPOperations ops = new HTTPOperations(domain, this.userName, 
                         password, appID, locale);

    return ops.POSTMethod(URL, jsonRequestData);


Unique ID of the process definition, which the AgilePoint system generates.

JSON Response Body Example

"String content"

Supported Versions

AgilePoint v5.0 R2 and higher

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