I want to use a site workflow to create a discussion list once a month. I can use the "Create list" option for the site workflow and it allows me to chose a template to build the site from. However, i need the new list to have a workflow. The workflow is the same for every list that will be created.
Is there a way to create a discussion list that has the nintex workflow attached and then save it as a template to be used by the site workflow monthly?
I have run into this scenario previously. I was able to solve it by creating the list in a new site and then publishing the workflow to the new list by calling the Nintex Workflow Web Service. You could store a copy of the exported workflow (.NWF file) in a library and use the PublishFromNWF method in the web service to publish the workflow. The service endpoint for the web service is in the format of:
Here's a link to information about the Nintex Workflow Web Service: Nintex Workflow Web Service Methods