In AX2009, we can email the workflow notifications. The following steps will show you how to set this up:
1. Create an email template for workflow.
Go to Basic –> Setup –> Email Templates. Create a new email template for workflow notification.
2. Set workflow to use the template that is created from step 1.
Go to Basic –> Setup –> Settings for workflow. Select the email template on the General tab.
3. Enable “Send notifications as e-mail message” for the user.
Tools –> Options.