SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. In many cases the workflow instances have indeterminate delays and overall duration due to the necessity to interact with human users. This differentiates workflow from other means of automation ...

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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow assign AD Security group

Is there a way to create a workflow that would grant AD permissions to users after it's completed? I want to create a workflow that would grant users VPN access by adding them to a certain AD security ...
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Dynamic Choice Field

I have a questions about choice fields. I am using a content control combo box in a word document which users fill out depending on a document topic. I would like to be able to easily manage that ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow LookUp in emails don't return data

I have a strange situation... From SharePoint Designer, for a List, I create a workflow, for SharePoint 2013 platform. As my first action, I ask SPD to send an email to the user that created the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Increase Workflow cleanup days

There is a list with items that are modified daily, each time there is a change in the item a workflow is triggered. The issue is that the workflow history items are no longer available after 60 ...
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Trigger a workflow on item change, when that change was made by a workflow

I have two SPD workflows on a list. One is a reusable approval workflow which is used extensively throughout the site. The other is a custom 2013 list workflow which copies a portion of each list item ...
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Periodically Notification for Document deletion

I have a document library in SharePoint 2016. What I Want is when I share any document to any user, that user should be notified periodically about time remaining for that Document expiration or ...
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workflows and app permissions

Ive created a sp2013 workflow that queries ups and sets some permissions in various sites in various site collections. Ive set the app permissions of the workflow to have full control with a tenant ...
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SP2010 - Workflow access denied when user has 'add-only' permissions

We have a calendar based approval system in SP 2010, as you add a record, a workflow is triggered that edits a few hidden fields in the background..... Previously, all users had add/contribute ...
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Copying/moving document sets in SP 2013 Online

How can we copy/move document sets to a different library in the workflow.
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SharePoint Workflow: Standard vs Enterprise

I've started at a new company recently and I've heard some people from other business units say that one of the reasons they chose Enterprise license CALs over Standard is "you can do more with ...
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Workflow Manager Backedend is crashing

Workflow Manager Backedend service crashes on exception. I have found following entry in log: WorkflowSessionConfigurationFailedException was swallowed at location ...
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Document library add new item error The file has been modified by user at time

I have a document library with an associated workflow. The workflow needs to launch when a new item is created. When adding a new item the form opens, I fill in the fields, and click Save. The form ...
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Request failed. Uknown, exceptional

when i am running a workflow i am getting the below error. Error performing web request. Unable to connect to the remote server can any one tell what are the reasons for occuring these kind of ...
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“Something Went Wrong” error on workflow status page using workflow manager 1.0 (platform 2013)

with reference to this question of mine i am having error "Something Went Wrong" when ever i click a hyperlink showing workflow staus. Point to note is that this is my first worflow of platform type ...
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Send email in SharePoint 2010 workflow at the end of the day giving specific summary

I made a submission page for my employees to use to submit cost saving ideas. I have 6 different affected teams that can be selected. I have it set up now so the team leader is sent an email when a ...
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Send Email when Task is Assigned

I am using Project Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013. I am trying to send an email to a specific user when a task is assigned. Example: PM John Doe creates a task in project and assigns it to Jane ...
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Assign two users to a SharePoint 2013 workflow task

I want to assign a couple of users to a task in a SP 2013 workflow task that is developed via Visual Studio 2012. I tried assigning i:0#.w|mydomain\\spfarm;i:0#.w|mydomain\\muhammedh and I got the ...
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Customising SharePoint 2013 Workflow Task Form

I have a SharePoint list that has an attached SP 2013 Workflow. I plan to customize the task form using Visual Studio 2012. The idea is that for each task, I will ask the user to input some values ...
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Programmatically create workflow with JavaScript, JSOM and SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServicesManager

I want to create and add a workflow programmatically to a list on SharePoint Online using JSOM (with sp.workflowservices.js). First I created a test-workflow like this using SharePoint Designer 2013: ...
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2010 - Email not sending when custom variable is in to field

In our AD database, the email addresses stored in Sharepoint are often wrong and cause problems for our sites. Unfortunately we don't get much assistance from our AD database administrators, so I need ...
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Workflow auto approve document

I am using SharePoint 2013 Server and this workflow is a migration from 2010. I am trying to create workflow that fires up when document is created or modified and sends mail to approver or auto ...
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Approve Workflow in SharePoint Online (O365)

Is there a way to do a SharePoint Workflow which can approve a document? The recipient should just get a notification (through mail) and should be able to click "approve" or "not approve" somehow. ...
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Workflow e-mails not send to trusted domain

I have SharePoint on Domain A. A domain trust with Domain B is established. Users of Domain B can view and work with SharePoint. But workflow emails are not send to users of that domain. When I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow Overdue mail not getting triggered

I created a SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow. And in assign task I configured Overdue emails daily. But when assign task triggers it sends TASK CREATION email but overdue mail is not getting ...
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individual “List Item” permission is not working

I used workflow to change the "List" and the "List item" permission and I ended up at the following situation. Issue I have is: Usr0001 can edit the list item, when he clicks on the save changes, it ...
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Determine what triggered the workflow - Manual vs OnPublish

Trying to not duplicate a workflow (approval process), I'm trying to find a way to get how the workflow was triggered. My searches so far weren't really successful. The closest posts I could find ...
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Url of item created in a document library using workflow

We have a list where if the user creates a new item the end product is a folder in a document library. We would like to have a column in the list that stores the url of the folder created in the ...
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Sharepoint - Import spreadsheet with workflow

is it possible in sharepoint that when a user uses the "import spreadsheet", the list that was created will automatically have a associated workflow. Or if there is a work around,. Thanks
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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation issues

Can anybody help me resolving few issues in SharePoint 2013 Foundation; Until, I do not give site administrator rights to a person or group, the user cannot see the attendee name in the event ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - Column Value

I have the following conditions: WorkflowCheck = Shared document Item Column to hold strings of In Progress,Rejected,Complete Status = Shared Document :A calculated column to show images based on ...
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Any way to compare two workflows?

In SharePoint Designer, in the list of "List Workflows", I have two workflows with the same name. They have two different modified dates and they're pretty complex, so eyeballing them for the ...
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SPD13 - Need Calculated column to include a lookup column in formula - workflow option

I have created a custom list called Account Code (which has 2 columns) Account Description Account code I have created another custom list called Codes (which has a few columns). Users will be ...
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Requirement for timesheet entry, workflow to manager, and approval - best way to build?

I have the following requirement: Each week I would like to submit an online timesheet and have it automatically routed to a client manager for approval They should be able to easily view and ...
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Prevent viewer accessing and search Task List

We are using SP2013 on-premise standard edition. On a site collection we have setup several Approval workflow. These workflows will create "task" on "Workflow Task" list. Only user with "contribute" ...
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How to run workflow multiple times on same form

Here is my scenario in steps ,I have a InfoPath form with 4 different views view1 view2 view 3 and view4. I have submit on view1 once clicked on it ,workflow will kick-off and will send an email to ...
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Trigger a Workflow for every item in a list using PowerShell

What's the best way to go about writing a PowerShell command to activate a workflow for each item in a list? There's a million articles out there and I'm wondering what the best way is.
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How to remove permission of “Shared with people” in the item of a list in workflow?

I created a simple workflow in Sharepoint designer 2013, and there is only one step in it, which is to remove the permission of that item, I can see there is a "Remove List Item Permissions" in the ...
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Workflow Suspends after Task Complete

I'm tasking users with a workflow built using SPD2013. Using standard outcomes, Approved and Rejected, I control the flow of subsequent workflow actions. This has worked with relatively few hiccups ...
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SharePoint Workflow to copy document to another library creating multiple new documents

Here is what I am trying to do. I have 2 document libraries with identical metadata columns. A document gets uploaded into Library A, based on the metadata selection (draft, final, obsolete) of a ...
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Workflow Error Log

I have a list workflow that only fails for one user. The user has NEW and EDIT permissions to the list the same as all other users who are using the list and workflow correctly. The error the ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Get Item From Nested Dictionary

I have a sharepoint workflow dictionary in which I have following data: Userlist: [{"Id":3,"Value":"Tim Meier"},{"Id":2,"Value":"Hans Müller"}] This is what I get when I run the log and choose ...
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Selecting Next Workflow User at Completion of Task

I have a workflow that has a number of different assignment tasks. I want the user that marks the first task complete to be able to choose who gets the next task assignments. What are the steps I ...
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Get Manager field of Active Directory from SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013

Is there any option in ShaerPoint Designer 2013 workflow to access Active Directory "Manager" field? So that we can get the manager of a user specified in particular field.
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Why does my SharePoint task have no related item?

I have a workflow that starts a process. As part of this it creates a task and emails the users. On one of the pages I have, I am retrieving the tasks and then getting the related items and ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - Due Date

I wish to know if the task due date for the pre-built Approval Workflow, can have email reminders once the date is approaching. (Without using Sharepoint Designer) Lets say the DueDate for this ...
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Document approval workflow in document library?

Do you know if it´s possible implement a document approval workflow only in one folder of the document library?
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Multiple tasks lists created from workflow creation

I have the following inside my web application :- I have created a new site collection of type team site. and I added 5 sub-sites inside it. Now each subsite have 4 lists inside it and I added a ...
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Sharepoint Permission Help

Situation: Approval Workflow I need a user to view the "approval" document, but should not be able to edit/delete it, BUT can approve it (Open this task). What permissions should I set? Should the ...
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Approval Workflow -Help - Versioning

So this is my situation, Using the pre-build approval workflow, I will send email to 2 other (Person A and B) in serial. A and B and Me all have full control on the document. Let's say I already ...
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Simple Search Question using a Workflow to return answer via email

Good Afternoon, I recieved a new feature request on a custom list today. The list currently that has item level security enabled. Currently, users can only read their own items. The manager of the ...