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Workflow timeout and timer settings

We have an on-going issue with workflows (Nintex) occasionlly failing with "Fail to start" error. IT suggests to add a "pause" as the first step in the workflow. Their reasoning is that since our ...
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Periodically trigger a workflow

Here's the situation. I have a list/content type with a column called "frequency". Based on the item's frequency value, a workflow should be triggered automatically every day / month / year. This ...
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Start a workflow programatically without waiting for the SP Timer Service

I'm trying to start a workflow programmatically at the end of another workflow. Everything works fine, except that the new workflow is not started immediately, but queued for execution. This is how I ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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Preferable way to send notification for task list. Timer job or workflow?

I am new to sharepoint. I am having a task list in which I want to send e-mails to the person whom the task is assigned before 24 hours of due date. I am confused whether to use workflow or timer ...
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timer job not appearing- SharePoint 2007

I have created a Timer Job and deployed the wsp to the central admin. The feature is installed and activated fine. I don't get any error. But i can't see the timer job in the Timer job list in ...
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NullReferenceException when Starting Workflow from TimerJob

I am creating a TimerJob that invokes the workflow. Refer to the Execute method public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) { var reader = new ...
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565 views

Workflow Timer Interval

Can I change Workflow Timer Interval value from default "every 5 minutes" to "every minutes" without impact to performace? Thanks for supprt, Best regards
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TimerJob editing workflow and web config - Consuming external webservice

I have a list that is attached to a workflow (State machine, VS2010, SP2010). There is an OnWorkflowItemChanged activity that will check if a column of the list has been changed. If it changed, it ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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Sharepoint Workflows in background

I'm just curious, I was reading an article here, and in the third paragraph it states "If you didn’t know, there are quite a few workflows that run in the background all the time. " I was just ...
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Share Point 2007 - Concept of an Agent?

I think I already know the answer to this question, but I'm hoping I am wrong. My background is in SQL, specifically T-SQL alongisde SSMS. I rely pretty heavily on agent jobs for periodic tasks. My ...
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What is downside of reducing the workflow timer job in SharePoint2010 from 5mins to 1 mins

I am working on a project which trigger the workflow in code asynchronously, the default time for the workflow timer job to pick the workflow is 5 mins , I would like to reduce the timer job from ...
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2answers
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Workflow and timer job synchronization

I have a SP 2010 workflow that prompts information from the users, and a timer job which reads data from a constantly-updated DB. They both add data to another list item that stores the most recent ...
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Trigger workflow daily

Is there a simple or OOTB way in SharePoint to trigger a workflow to execute daily? Maybe through the use of timer jobs? My goal is something that doesn't require the use of a solution or some type ...
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1answer
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Workflows Auto Cleanup Timer Job or how to remove Workflow Instances?

I have read, that every now and then the "Workflow Auto Cleanup" job runs and cleans old workflow instances which are older than 60 days are deleted (or something along the lines). I have a simple ...
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How do I start a workflow from a timer job?

I need to start a particular workflow in a list from a timer job. Is there any sample code for starting the workflow in the timer job's Execute() method?