In-tenant and external actions
The workflow actions in Nintex for Office 365 can be classified as In-tenant actions or External actions, by the location in which they execute.
In-tenant actions: Actions that execute within your Office 365 tenancy.
Note: Actions that use the manager lookups under Workflow Context are external actions. For more information on manager lookups, see Lookups in action configuration fields.
External actions: Actions that do not fully execute within your Office 365 tenancy. External actions either call outside of the tenant or may execute on servers potentially running outside your data centerCentralized locations used to house servers used by Nintex for remote storage, processing, or distribution of data. Nintex has a number of regional data centers available for Nintex for Office 365. For information about Nintex data centers and where your data center is located, contact your Nintex account or territory manager. region. Before implementing, consider performance and regional concerns where digital boundaries are an issue.
For external actions to run, the IP ranges used by Microsoft Azure Data centers must be accessible by your data center region through your firewall. For the list of IP ranges, see Azure IP Ranges and Service Tags.
The following table lists actions by execution type.