SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Call an External Web Service

This sample workflow is linked to the Customers list, where users can manually run it after entering a value for CustomerID to search for customers

The sample workflow is bound to a list named Customers. After the user enters a value for CustomerID, they can manually run the workflow. The workflow uses the CustomerID to search for the customer using the public Northwind sample OData service ( ).

When it finds the customer, it adds the details it retrieves from the service to the list item and then concludes.

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