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You would have to either start the workflow programmatically, or find a way for workflows to be started by the System Account. When changes are made programmatically, the associated modified by is a System Account. SP has a built in feature which does not start workflows when a change is made by the system account (which is good in ways, but can be ...
You may follow this link which has clear explanation of how create to create a timer job. It may help you. http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/403323/SharePoint-Create-Custom-Timer-Jobs
Is this required by workflow process or are you trying to use workflow just to contact DB and update specific list item in the list? If yes - it might be work looking into writing a custom Timer Job. If you have to do this in workflow - I guess you could build a custom activity and make it do all the required calls from there - someone who is workflow ...
A better way to set the configuration value via powershell (s. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj680843(v=azure.10).aspx). To set the timeout to 2 min open Worflow Manager Powershell and use Set-WFServiceConfiguration -ServiceUri *YourURI* -Name WorkflowServiceMaxHttpResponseTime -Value 00:02:00 See the Warning on MSDN Page about possible ...
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