Tutorials - Amazon Simple Workflow Service
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The Amazon Simple Workflow Service (Amazon SWF) console provides an alternative way to configure, initiate, and manage workflow executions.

With the Amazon SWF console, you can:

  • Register workflow domains.

  • Register workflow types.

  • Register activity types.

  • Initiate workflow executions.

  • View information about pending tasks.

  • View running workflow executions.

  • Cancel, terminate, and send signals to running workflow executions.

  • Restart closed workflow executions.

The Amazon SWF console is part of the larger Amazon Web Services Management Console experience, which you can access by signing in at http://www.amazonaws.cn/. The sign-in link is located in the upper-right corner of the page.