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Workflow engine introduced in SharePoint 2013

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Unable to trigger SP 2013 Workflow using Visual Studio 2013

i have created a sharepoint 2013 workflow using visual studio designer 2013 and it contains just one action - writetohistory , it simply writes a message to the workflowtasklist and its a farm ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow - how to set status when manually terminate workflow

I am developing a workflow using Vs 2013 for SharePoint 2013 on premise. I have used SetWorkflowStatus activity to set the status as workflow progress but if user manually terminate or cancel the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager

I have a question regarding the Workflow manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. Suddenly the CPU on the server is 100%, it seems that it is caused by corrupted workflow. There are two instances of this ...
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Remove Workflow Manager scopes?

Is there any way to remove additional scope that get's created when you create a connection to multiple SharePoint Farms from a Workflow Manager service server? Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite ...
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Register -SPWorkFlowService gives 500 not found internal server error

I am trying to install and configure workflow manager since last many days but I am getting this 500.24 Internal server error or 500 not found error. Workflow manager 1.0 refresh with cu2 installed ...
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Deleted association after migration SP 2013 to new server

We've got a new Server Infrastructure, on which we created a new Windows Server 2016 running SP 2013 and migrated our databases from the old SP 2013 server to the new. In the process, we have a SP ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow Error HTTP 500 on send email

I'm trying to send email from SP Designer 2013 workflow, and getting below error. I've added an App Step and tried send mail from there. I've register workflow app using appinv.aspx with full-control. ...
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Save Outlook attachments to SharePoint to be processed by accounts

I have been playing around for a couple days, but keep coming stuck and hope someone can advise me. As a finance manager I want emails from suppliers with attachments to be processed via a flow: ...
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Workflow Errors Caused By Absence of Workflow Manager

We are running SharePoint 2013 on-prem. After a major power outage, we started seeing errors in one of our 2010 workflows. The workflow sets a people field to the context initiator. When one ...
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Sharepoint Workflow Claim Form Approval Process - Multi User

Dear Sharepoint users, I'm not sure if this is doable i believe it is but not sure how to execute it. The workflow is a two staged approval. The first is a group manager approval and then the second ...
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Unable to run or publish any workflows on SharePoint 2013

All my workflows in a SharePoint server stopped working. I see this when trying to viewing workflows for an item: Some workflows may not be shown. We were unable to reach the workflow service. ...
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Download Workflow Manager Components Without Web Installer

I have spent hours trying to pull together the Workflow Manager installation components for SharePoint 2013 in an environment that doesn't have Internet access. Microsoft in their infinite wisdom seem ...
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Disable SharePoint 2013 Workflow Trigger when updating list item via CSOM

I have multiple lists in my SharePoint application that have workflows attached to them. These workflows trigger when list items are updated, which when updated from the SharePoint UI is the intended ...
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How to get workflow instance's Title/Name property using WorkflowServicesManager in SharePoint 2013

I am trying to iterate, all the workflow instances belonging to the particular listItem in a custom activity for SharePoint 2013 visual studio custom workflow. WorkflowServicesManager ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Disaster Recovery Certificate problem

We want to restore a backup of our productive Sharepoint 2013 environment with all currently running Workflows on a new Sharepoint server. We found these manuals for ‘Workflow Manager Disaster ...
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Change Workflow Manager 2013 credentials

I need to change the service account running Workflow Manager 2013 and I am unable to find a procedure for doing this without dismantling the whole farm and starting again the process. I tried ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not available in Platform type Sharepoint 2013 designer

I have configured and installed and registered the workflow successfully. (I think i did). I can confirm in the Central Administration and check the status of workflow service application proxy is ...
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Workflow stuck in “Started” and never completes

I have a SharePoint 2016 workflow that only needs to kick off an email to a group of users and it is stuck in a "Started" state and never completes/sends out the emails. The error I receive in the ...
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2013 Workflow Limit Concurrent Workflows

I am looking for a way to keep my Workflow Manager working while there are active 2013 Workflows. I assume I need to lower the number of concurrently running 2013 Workflows, but I'm open to other ...
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Add new update in farm

I have SharePoint farm with workflow manager! We are planning to update our farm with the latest update Will I need to rerun the register cmdle, after applying the update? Thanks
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Expired Workflow Manager Certificates

Our Workflow Manager certificates are expired since Monday last week. Therefore our 2013 workflows, which we and our customers use a lot in our productive SharePoint environment, don't work anymore. I ...
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service bus for windows server 1.1 and windows azure pack service bus 1.1 same or different for on premises servers?

Need a clarification between these two products. Service bus for windows server 1.1 vs Windows Azure pack service bus 1.1 when i checked for service bus in Web PI, i could see only windows azure pack ...
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Workflow Manager Configuration Internal Error Occurred

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 ...
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Redeploying Custom code workflow solution after workflow manager reinstallation

I have reinstalled workflow manager 1.0 on a SharePoint 2013 server after Workflow and Service Bus certificate expiry. Some of the 2013 workflows are referencing to custom code. I found the ...
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How to remove unavailable server from Workflow Manager farm?

We had an old WFE crash, so we simply removed it from the farm and retired it. Now, several months later, I'm finding intermittent errors in the Workflow Manager client - apparently because it can't ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager Works Briefly After Reboot

I've got a standalone WFM for SharePoint 2013. Up to CU 4. Working just fine previously, but just yesterday out of the blue, they all stopped working. They would only briefly work after a WFM ...
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SharePoint Workflow manager with three servers in workflow farm

we installed workflow manager in our three SP 2013 servers and it is working fine. Out of three servers say server1, server2, server3, server1 is consuming high RAM usage with the workflow backed ...
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Cannot view Workflow details

I have a Workflow that has stopped working. As far as I am aware there have been no changes made to either the Workflow or the SharePoint Farm. If I select an item from the list the Workflow runs ...
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How to get W4InstanceId in C# from with in a list

I have a list called Students on which there is a workflow running called StudentWorkflow. I want to loop through all list items in Students and retrieve their related W4InstanceId from Workflow ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Internal Status remains “Started” even after it completes

I got a weird issue. I did not see this issue during development on single server farm. But I got it on multi server farm. Let me give a brief about my server farm. 1 Application with Search server (...
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SharePoint 2013 Parallel Approval Workflow with Cancel on First Rejection

I am trying to build an approval workflow in SharePoint 2013 that will assign in parallel, tasks to multiple approvers. For a request to get approved, a request needs to get 2 approvals, however, if ...
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The workflow created too many large objects in a row, exceeding the limit of 100 megabytes

I got this exception in runtime execution of mine SP2013 declarative workflow built as Visual Studio State Machine WF. Help me with identifying the root source of problem. I can think of the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow stops working

Just recently, with no system changes other then installing NINTEX Workflow/Forms all of our SharePoint 2013 workflows stopped working. I removed NINTEX workflow after seeing this and I am still ...
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Sharepoint-hosted app with workflow deployment failed

I tried creating a Sharepoint-hosted app with workflow using Sharepoint 2013 and Visual studio 2015 CE(also tried VS 2013 CE) as in this MSDN tutorial. When I tried to deploy, it failed with the ...
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Workflow Manager consumes 100% CPU Usage

Our SharePoint server and Workflow Manager is installed only in a Single Server Farm. As of now we have 6 site collections and we used workflow 2013 to all of our list and document libraries.And for ...
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow fails to assign a task for username with single quote (apostrophe)

We have an interesting case which I think is a bug in WorkflowManager SP2013. Maybe someone has seen it before and has a solution. We had the issue in the VS workflow, but managed to recreate issue in ...
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ParallelForeach<T> activity in workflow designed via visio

In sharepoint online and workflow engine V4, there is possibility to create parallel foreach cycle in visual studio. Since there is option to edit XAML definition of workflow via combination of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Error - “The given key was not present in the dictionary”

I've installed and configured Workflow Manager 1.0 +CU3 in a standalone SharePoint 2013 farm patched to SP2 Feb2015CU. In order to eliminate as many issues as possible, I've created a very simple ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager InvalidRequestException

I have an on-premises SharePoint 2013 farm with Workflow Manager 1.0 installed and configured on a single server (development environment). When we go to manually execute a workflow against a list, we ...
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Deploying a list workflow without a list association (SharePoint 2013)

I am creating a workflow which I want users of certain sites in a site collection to be able to use. When they activate the feature, the workflow should be created and automatically get attached to ...
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After deploying the Visual studio workflow in SP2013 breaking instances of in progress workflows

I have been working on developing visual studio workflows for SP2013. This workflow is associated with a document library. I have noticed that each time i deploy the workflow it is breaking the ...
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Cannot Register workflow manager with Sharepoint, timeout

I am attempting to register workflow manager with SharePoint 2013 and am running into the following error: (comment for response) > Register-SPWorkflowService -site 'http://<site collection>/...
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Failure in connecting to SQL Server Workflow Manager Configuration

So I am Configuring workflow manager 1.0 using the wizard. When I test connection of SQL Server Instance, I receive a red error "Failure in connecting to SQL Server". I am using "machine name\instance ...
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Register Workflow manager to sharepoint

Want to do the opposite operation to this : Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite http:// my_site_name -WorkflowHostUri http://host_name :12291 -AllowOAuthHttp Because I have an error message : "...
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Error configuring Workflow 1.0 on Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to SharePoint so I may not be clear in my wording (terminology and all). I'm trying to get an on-premise installation of SharePoint 2013 Server. I've successfully installed SharePoint, set ...
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Migrate Workflow Manager 2013

Anyone can provide an official article / good resource on how to migrate SharePoint 2013 workflows from one farm to another?
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Renew Expiring SB & WF Certs

My service bus & workflow certificates (AppServerGeneratedSBCA) are expiring in Feb. I have created 2 self signed certs and followed steps from: Changing my Workflow Manager Farm Certificates to ...
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Webflow manager client usage and how to verify the installation

According to Install and configure workflow for SharePoint Server, each server in the SharePoint Server farm must have the Workflow Manager Client installed. I can easily verify Workflow manager is ...
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Workflow Service Certificates expired in SharePoint 2013

We have SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service certificates listed below and they all are expired now. What is the best way to renew these certificates? AppServerGeneratedSBCA – Root Certificate for ...