After completing the product upgrade, update the .xaml file for customized workflows that were created in a release prior to vRealize Automation 6.1.

About this task

WCF data services were upgraded from version 4.0 to 5.6.1 in vRealize Automation 6.1. You must modify the .xaml for workflows you created before this upgrade to work with the new WCF version.


  1. Open the .xaml file for the workflow for editing.
  2. Locate and replace the line <AssemblyReference>System.Data.Services.Client</AssemblyReference> with <AssemblyReference>Microsoft.Data.Services.Client</AssemblyReference>
  3. Locate and replace the line clr-namespace:System.Data.Services.Client;assembly=System.Data.Services.Clientwith clr-namespace:System.Data.Services.Client;assembly=Microsoft.Data.Services.Client.
  4. Save and close the file.


Your .xaml file is updated to work with the new WCF framework.