First of all download all components from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30369
To install the Service Bus run workflow.3f.3f.3fnew.exe
Another possibility would be to use Web Platform installer.
After start of installation setup will detect dependent components. Please note that restart will be required assuming that .NET 4.5 has not been previously installed. It is important to understand that Workflow Host has a dependency to Service Bus.
If you previously didn’t install Service Bus you can proceed with installation of Workflow Manager directly. Setup will automatically recognize missing dependencies.
Click I Accept to proceed. Please also note that Workflow used in Workflow 1.0 BETA (the name might be changed future) is built on top of .NET 4.5. This means that this version of Workflow is almost identical with the common WF 4.5. This Workflow BETA 1 contains few more activities which support activation of workflow instances via service bus message. Moreover, current version does not support Messaging activities like ReceiveMessage. This is an important architecture issue you should be aware of!
After installation of .NET 4.5 you will have to restart the machine.
At the end following appears:
After all Workflow will appear in start menu:
Last but not least, do not forget to install Workflow Tools for Visual Studio.
If you don’t install them new activities will not appear in designer and design time APIs cannot be uses (i.e. publishing of workflow).
Jul 31 2012, 09:34 AM