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Workflow engine introduced in SharePoint 2013

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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 Workflow Manager Backend Service crashing

Workflow manager backend service is crashing on our App server and restarting automatically on Production environment. Due to this all workflows have stopped working. Our workflow farm only has 1 ...
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Can I make Workflow to select people without manual entry?

For my workflow, I want to use the Action "Send Email" but as follows: Column A holds the name of stakeholder Column B holds the condition (a status of task) I want workflow to Send Email to Column ...
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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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Automatic Failover of Workflow Manager in SharePoint

Description: I have 2 DB Servers in SharePoint 2013 with 2 app and 2 WFE servers. 1st from Primary and 2nd one secondary for SharePoint Failover. When my primary DB server goes down, the secondary ...
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Cannot copy large activity between solutions

I've been successfully using Visual Studio 2012 to copy/paste workflow activities between workflows in separate solutions. This has worked really great until I ran into an activity which is quite ...
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Sharepoint App cannot start hostweb workflow

I have a site workflow on my Apps hostweb that I would like to call from within the app. The issue I am facing is that while I can successfully query the WorkflowServicesManager, find the specific ...
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Run SP 2010 VS workflow under workflow manager

I have very complex SP 2010 Visual studio workflow & after migration to SharePoint 2013, its not working properly. Microsoft support team asked us to install Workflow Manager and run the workflow ...
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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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Subsite creation trigger approval workflow and Workflow manager utility

First question. When you reach Site Contents you see all subsites and you can create new ones. I want to trigger a workflow that ask someone to approve subsites creation, the subsite is not create as ...
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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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SP2013 and workflow manager 1.0 (SPOF - High Availability) server Topology

Regardless of the fact that it is not recommended to install workflow manager on SP farm, or the hardware resources. I want to know, if I installed the SP on only 3 servers (all are web front and ...
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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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Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard Error: 403 Forbidden

I'd like to configure the workflow manager using the configuration wizard. The service bus has been configured successfully (if I start the service bus configurator, I just got the possibility to ...
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Risks of unintstalling and reinstalling workflow manager

Due to an expired certificate on our Workflow site it seems that we need to uninstall and reinstall the Workflow manager. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/d935d8df-9de1-4d7f-9937-...
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Where can I find a list of workflow manager updates?

I seem to have missed the latest update for workflow manager update CU5. Microsoft says to check at https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/workflowteam/ for updates to workflow manager. This page hasn't had ...
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

Hi we just installed CU3 update in our SharePoint server https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50043 then after restarting the machine the Workflow Manager Backend cannot be started....
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Workflow 2013 for SP Designer

First off I'm kind of new to SP Admin work. I'm trying to get 2013 w/f in Designer (this is a 2016 Farm w/eval Enterprise license). successfully installed Web Platform Installer, Workflow Manager 1....
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Not able to complete installation of workflow manager

When I am typing this command Register-SPWorkflowService in the SharePoint 2013 Management Shell , I get an error message saying that this command is not recognized. I also ran this Add-PSSnapin ...
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Workflow On List Item getting error

Getting error after installing the security updates in sharepoint2013 , checked services and restarted IIS also and restarted workflowmgmt but nothing solved issue.
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SharePoint 2013 & Visual Studio 2015 Workflow httpsend

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise version. I have already configure Workflow 2013 platform. I am creating workflow with visual studio 2105 ultimate version. What I am doing is that I am getting ...
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Workflow Suspended with This Error

We have a 2013 workflow that was created and published by a site collection administrator, it starts a 2010 workflow. I have given the "Everyone" Group as well as individual accounts full control on ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow missing inside SPD

I was trying to test Offline Installation of SharePoint on my Virtual Machine. I installed SharePoint 2013 using Powershell, Installed WorkFlow Manager Refresh and Service Bus 1.1 using Web Platform ...
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Unable to pair WF & SP2013

When I try to pair SharePoint 2013 with WF on Windows Server 2012 R2, it throws the following error: Have tried with both HTTP and HTTPS > Register-SPWorkflowService -SPSite 'http://spfeapp01:...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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Workflow 2013 keeps updating the items on behalf of the users, even if the condition does not match

I am working on a sharepoint online classic team site, and i added a custom list which contain a field named "Responsibility ID" which is of type "Single line of text", and i set it as hidden inside ...
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Update a filed using sharepoint workflow 2013 without affecting its modified date & version

I am working on a sharepoint online classic team site. and i have a custom list which contain a field named "Formatted ID" , which is formatted as follow "ITEMID-IT", so the field will hold values ...
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Workflow Manager Farm over 2 WFEs

trying again. I have a SharePoint 2013 farm with 2 WFEs, 1 SQL server, no load balancers, many 2013 and 2010 desinger workflows. I want the workflows to keep workinf if any of the 2 WFEs dies. How ...
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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck on “Not started”

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow. Whenever the workflow is triggered or started manually, it's Internal status is "Not started". I have tried to write a simple workflow just to log and send email ...
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Will installing Workflow Manager for Sharepoint 2013 affect any 2010 workflows that are currently running?

I have a SharePoint Server Farm with the following Farm architecture 1. Server1 : Database Server 2. Server2 : WFE Server 3. Server3 : Search Application Host Server Now I am trying to install ...
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Add Another Workflow Manager Server to Farm

I'm struggling to find good information so wondering if anyone has any input. Looks like my only standalone Workflow Manager server has choked up a bit with one site in particular, but seems to be ...
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Update QA environment - workflow manager databases

We have a QA SharePoint 2013 environment we want to refresh from PROD. Workflow manager is already configured and working. I completed the refresh of the content databases but realized the 2013 ...
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Approval workflow status is approved update approval date

workflow runs on item created and item changed events. if workflow is approved, set approved date If workflow status is completed, set complete date Here, approved date and complete date are ...
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On Premise Shared Secret Update: Invalid JWT token

I am trying to update a Shared Secret for an on Premise Farm. I have a 2013 Workflow Server that stopped working after a year. This is the error that I am receiving when I run a 2013 Workflow: ...
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Install workflow manager in all the WFEs or Index Servers

My prod farm is going to be 2 WFEs, 2 INDEX servers and 1 sql cluster. I have to use SP 2013 WFs for my business requirement. For this i need to configure workflow manager CU-2 in this farm. I have ...
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Copy/Paste list workflow 2013's IF statement from one workflow to another will change all the “ORs” to “ANDs”

I have created a new list workflow 2013 inside my SharePoint 2013. Now the list workflow has the following IF statement with multiple conditions with OR applied between them, as follow:- now I ...
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Setting RelatedContentLinkListItemIntegerId on SingleTask doesn't work

Setting RelatedContentLinkListItemIntegerId doesn't appear to have any impact on SingleTask. When I open the task in task list in SharePoint UI it shows original related item - the one on which the ...
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SharePoint Workflow stuck after task approval

I have a simple Workflow where I assign a task and write to history some text after the task is approved. The problem is when I approve the task, the workflow gets stuck and refuse to run further even ...
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How to get SharePoint 2013 task (Who approved?)

I have created Visual Studio workflow in SharePoint 2013 on Workflow Manager 1.0. I have added composite task which is sending 3 people task parallel, completion criteria is "Wait for first response". ...