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Workflow engine introduced in SharePoint 2013

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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Move Workflow Manager to new farm in a new domain

We currently have a SharePoint 2013 farm including Workflow Manager (SharePoint 2013 Workflow). We are planning to move the users to a new domain which means we need to recreate the farm in the new ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow to automatically trigger another workflow to start

I have a workflow (1) that takes values from an infopath form and upates those values to a list called Employees. On the employees list I have another workflow (2) that is set to run when an item is ...
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How to check which value was used for WorkflowHostUri with Register-SPWorkflowService?

I have a production environment with three Workflow Manager 1.0 servers in a farm. We also have a virtual URL that is used by NLB to spread the load between these servers. Register-SPWorkflowService ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2013 Always Suspended

We are having this issue in SP Workflow 2013 that even we create a simple workflow like sending email or just changing status name it always goes to Suspended stage. Below is the error we always ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

I am trying to start share-point workflow using CSOM(Client side object model) by following means of code. But i got the following error from the line mark in comment. Please help me to figure out ...
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Whether to go with HTTP o HTTPS for WFM in a SP 2013 Production Farm

Is it necessary to create a https enabling mechanism for implementing workflow manager in my SharePoint farm? Am having 2 WFEs, 2 INDEXs and 1 SQL cluster on my prod. farm. Am stuck with whether ...
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Workflow actions auditing

Is there a way to audit workflow actions? Built-in SharePoint audit on site collection level doesn't seem to offer filtering by workflow events. In particular, I would like to trace which user ...
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Wokflow manager 1.0 refresh upgrades

While upgrading workflow manager 1.0 to Workflow Manager 1.0 refresh, do we need to run workflow manager config wizard after done installing workflow manager 1.0 refresh from web platform installer? ...
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How to configure Workflow Manager 1.0 for FBA User

I want to configure Workflow Manager 1.0 for FBA user in SharePoint 2013. Please let tell me how to configure it. I tried to configured it, and also user are shown in user profile service. But when I ...
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Register-SPWorkflowService : Failed to query the OAuth S2S metadata endpoint

I have the following:- windows server 2012 R2. SharePoint server 2016 i install workflow manager 1.0 on the same sharepoint server. now i want to register the workflow with the sharepoint server, so ...
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Changing service account for workflow manager

I need to change the service account for workflow manager. Preferably, I'd like to avoid uninstalling and reinstalling workflow manager to do so. The configuration is correct, however the RunAs ...
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Is TLS 1.2 supported for Workflow Manager on SharePoint 2013 on prem?

I'm am trying to determine if we can disable TLS 1.0. Doing so currently causes the service bus to get stuck on starting and cause issue with workflows. I see in WebPI there is an update to service ...
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SharePoint Workflow doesn't work. (Call HTTP Web Service) Sie haben diesen Thread abonniert. System.ApplicationException HTTP 500

I have following problem with my workflow: The workflow should get every entry from the list which has the same user as the actual column. But when I publish the workflow suspends and I get the ...
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Cannot update expired ServiceBus certificate

My servicebus has an expired certificate. So I would like to change it. I have tried the following PS C:\Program Files\Service Bus\1.0> Set-SBCertificate -SBFarmDBConnectionString 'Data Source=...
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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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impact of including Workflow Manager in the new platform design

Is there any impact of including Workflow Manager in the new platform design for sharepoint 2013
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How to change workflow farm administrators group

Is there a way to change the WF farm's admin group from "builtin\administrators" to another group once Workflow Manager is installed? Just to be clear, this command supposedly does this but it does ...
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what should -SPSite & -WorkflowHostUri refer to when configuring Workflow manager for sharepoint server 2016

I am working on new sharepoint server 2016. and i have installed Workflow manager inside sharepoint server 2016, by following the steps mentioned here :- https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/...
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Upgrade SP2013 Farm to 2013 Worklow Engine

Looking for a bit of advice from the community on what seems to be an unusual situation from my searches for a guide - updating an on-prem SP2013 farm from the 2010 to 2013 workflow engine. ...
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Workflow Manager Backedend is crashing

Workflow Manager Backedend service crashes on exception. I have found following entry in log: WorkflowSessionConfigurationFailedException was swallowed at location DispatchLoopInstanceAsyncResult....
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations with Powershell

Summary: How do I create SharePoint 2013 Workflow Associations through Powershell? SharePoint 2013 workflows do not show up on the WorkflowTemplates list of the SPWeb. I am attempting to associate a ...
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Selecting a 2013 workflow for use with Information Management Policy retention

I have a 365 tenant where I need to have a workflow triggered on a custom date field set by the user, to do a review before the doc validity expires. I've done the workflow in both 2010 and 2013 ...
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Installation of Workflow Manager for SharePoint 2016 Server

I have Installed SharePoint 2016 to server with SQL Server 2014(latest service pack). i able to create 2010 based workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013 into SharePoint 2016 but option not available ...
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which server should i install the wf manager

I have two SharePoint servers web application I need to install the workflow manager and I don't know which server should I use?! thanks
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Workflows not running after SharePoint enabled with SSL

I had SharePoint 2013 SPD Workflows successfully running on SharePoint 2016 Enterprise Server but recently after enabling the web application with SSL certificate, workflows stop executing. I tried ...
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Configuring Workflow Manager without SSL on production server

My production SharePoint 2016 & Project Server 2016 will be running on SSL (https). Now I am in the process of installing and configuring Workflow Manager on SharePoint 2016 server. I am confused ...
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SharePoint server is too Slow

My sharepoint server is having the below s/w: SP 2013 SP1 Std. version SQL SERVER Std.Version with SP2 caml designer / builder sharepoint designer 2013 workflow manager with refresh ...
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How to add a OOB Approval workflow to a document library using CSOM?

Can anyone help me on steps to associate the default approval workflow to a SharePoint Library through CSOM ? Update: When i call ennumeratedefinitions(true) on the workflowservices manager, it only ...
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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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SharePoint 2016 Workflow manager installation and configurations

We build a standalone SharePoint server 2016. Can we install Workflow manager on that server or it has to be on a separate server\machine? Are there any known issues installing workflow manager on ...
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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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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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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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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 Service: The HTTP request has timed out after 20000 milliseconds

I had configured Workflow Manager on my environment, everything was working as expected and suddenly i have started seeing Workflow Manage error. SocialRESTExceptionProcessingHandler....
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updating SharePoint workflow manager CU5 errored

After trying to install the update, my windows service "Service Bus message broker struck in starting state. From the logs, i found the error. Complete-WFHostUpgrade : The remote server returned an ...
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Determine Worflow Manager CU based on Build-Numbers

By looking at these build numbers, how do I determine which CU I have on my Workflow Manager? I've looked online but can't find a list to help me figure this out.
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On a SharePoint 2013 hosted machine, can workflow manager and workflow manager client reside on same server?

We have an application server, and from control panel i see Workflow manager 1.0 and workflow manager client 1.0 installed on same server where SharePoint is hosted. Will this have any impact on ...
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Is it possible to start workflows via JSOM in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

I'm currently trying to start a list workflow via JSOM. The problem is that every time I receive the following error: Cannot invoke method or retrieve property from null object. Object returned ...
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Start Workflow from Sharepoint Designer with REST call (Workflows 2013)

The following REST call: https://{server}/{site}/_api/SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowInstanceService.Current/StartWorkflowOnListItemBySubscriptionId(subscriptionId='caa09cae-3955-4c26-bb7e-24b4a95294b0',...
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how to get the running status of SP 2013 workflow

I want to get the running status of SharePoint 2013 workflow in my event receiver. I am trying to use the below code but its not working : public static bool IsWorkflowRunning(SPListItem listItem, ...
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Where should I install the Workflow Manager for Sharepoint Server 2013?

I have the following Izone3 Architecture: 1. WFE Server (SharePoint Server 2013 is installed) 2. Application Server (SharePoint Server 2013 is installed) 3. SharePoint Database Server (SharePoint ...
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Unable to properly communicate with the workflow service

Hi we are having a problem in our production environment, all of our Applications with Workflow 2013 are no longer working since yesterday. I already did below steps but still no luck: Restart and ...
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Unable to start 'Workflow Manager Backend' service

I have configured Workflow Manager 1.0 for SharePoint 2013. The backed service is not running. keeps on trying to run but fails, please check the error logs shown below: Log 1: The Workflow Manager ...
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Visual Studio declarative workflow version controlling and upgrade

I wonder how to do the version control of declarative workflow in VS 2013. App version control is just working file but when it comes to the workflow I couldn't figure it out how to do it. The basic ...
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Add host to service bus form getting error while configuring the workflow manager

Add host to service bus form getting error while configuring the workflow manager, please find the below log info. [Error] [12/10/2018 4:53:55 PM]: System.Management.Automation....
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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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Unable to connect to remote service at http://serveraddress:12291 on workflow manager installation

I am trying to install Workflow Manager 2013 on a multi server environment , I have 2 WFE and 1 app. I installed Workflow Manager on app server with the CU for Service Bus and Workflow Manager. ...

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