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Running a SharePoint workflow across sites

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We have a SharePoint 2010 site with multiple subsites; is it possible to have a workflow on one subsite update a list on a different subsite? Or initiate a workflow that is associated with a list on a different subsite?

If not, is it possible to keep two lists across subsite in a two-way sync?
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You cannot achieve this using OOTB SharePoint Workflow or SharePoint Designer workflow.  Both of these are list or site specific and cannot go across sites.

However, you could create a Visual Studio Windows Workflow Foundation workflow for SharePoint and do whatever you want.

There is also no way of sync two lists out of the box.
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