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Introduced in SharePoint 2013, App Step is a mechanism provided to developers of SharePoint workflows (Designer workflows or Visual Studio workflows) to elevate permission of the workflow.

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Workflow running under App Step frequently Suspended but not always

I have Sharepoint 2019 on-premise. I have a Sharepoint 2013 workflow on a list (List A) which has an App step which updates items in other lists (List B and List C) based on a matching ID column. The ...
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Workflow App Step error "Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user."

SP 2019 OnPrem: I have written a workflow that needs to copy a document from one library to another secure library where most users don't have rights. I'm doing this using an App Step. I set up the ...
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Query a list on site A from subsite B via SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

I have a Designer 2013 Workflow on a subsite (B) that needs to query a calendar on its parent site (A), to see if there is a matching entry in the calendar. If there is no matching entry, I want to ...
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App Step Forbidden error message - updating permissions group SP Designer 2013

When I try to run a Designer 2013 workflow with an App Step, I get the following results from my log: 7/25/2019 4:20 PM HRO ID: i:0#.f|membership|[email protected] 7/25/2019 4:20 PM {"__metadata":{"...
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SP 2016 Workflows - Access Denied on Current List

In SharePoint 2016, I have created a workflow to run on creation. If fields in the item match certain criteria, the item should have a field updated with a specified value. I receive the following ...
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SharePoint 2013 designer WF is unable to create task in share point task list

I am trying to execute one task process action in SharePoint 2013 designer WF. It gets stuck at this action and do n't proceed without any error. Even it does not create any task item in the ...
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Migrated 2013 workflows are not working in new server

We had our SP 2013 applications in old server, so we migrated to new server with content DB approach. Now I see the 2013 designer workflows are having problem in executing the actions inside APP Step....
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Are there any risks if we enable our workflow 2013 to run on elevated privileges (to use app permissions)

I am working on a SharePoint online site collection. We have a list which can only be viewed by certain users. But inside our workflow we want to be able to add items in this list and to be able to do ...
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Workflows not working after backup and restore to new site collection

We have site collection with data in it with workflows2013 that have app steps. Task was to create site collection on another WA with same data as old SC, so we created new site collection and new db ...
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Use of App step - Does it give same result if person creating item in the list has owner permission?

I have a list with item level permissions on. I am creating an item in this list and I have owner permissions. The workflow gets triggered and assigns a task to a person whose permissions are ...
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Issue with "Start a List Workflow" - Workflow Interop

I created a test workflow to test the App Step in 2013 WF and the Impersonation Step in 2010 WF. See below. 2013 Workflow using App Step: 2010 Workflow using Impersonation Step: I know what most of ...
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Using Start a List Workflow Action in App Step

I activated the App Step and followed all the directions to give the site control. I added it to my workflow and I when I went to check for errors, I get this error. "This workflow action is not ...
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Permissions to trigger workflows

I have a list where I am using item permissions (employees have to fill up their forms and they are provided with only item edit permissions) and a main workflow (2013) working on the info they input. ...
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