I have been following this guide - https://collab365.community/configuring-sharepoint-2013-to-support-workflow-management/

To enable SP2013 workflows within SP Designer. (within my SP2016 farm)

When I try to complete Step 23, I get the following error message - enter image description here

I ran Get-WFfarm to confirm I'm using the correct WorkflowHostUri.

I have checked my bindings in IIS and all looks as though it should do.

When I try to view the XML in browser, I get - "An internal error occurred" there as well.

Troubleshooting guides appear to be few and far between online, but those I have found, I have tried.

Has anyone else had the same issue? Or does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolve?

Many thanks,

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Not entirely sure on the cause of the error, however, I have now resolved the issue by following 2 guides -

Uninstalling Workflow Manager - https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34424.sharepoint-2016-uninstall-the-workflow-manager-1-0.aspx

And then found a guide that actually worked for me - https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34407.sharepoint-2016-step-by-step-installation-of-workflow-manager.aspx

Both guides from the same source. Big thank you to Waqas for putting those together.

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