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Register-SPWorkflowService : Failed to query the OAuth S2S metadata endpoint

I had this issue in past when configured the workflow manager. In my situation, I ends up doing the following. I removed the workflow manager service application using this command...Get-...
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

This issue occurs because of the Workflow Resource Management Store version value at [WFResourceManagementDB].[dbo].[StoreVersionTable] is still 1.0.2.0 despite you have installed CU3 that should work ...
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Upgrade SP2013 Farm to 2013 Worklow Engine

There is no "upgrade" to workflow 2013 engine. It's an optional addition to a SharePoint 2013 farm. Even after setting up workflow manager 2013, you will still have the 2010 workflow engine available. ...
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what should -SPSite & -WorkflowHostUri refer to when configuring Workflow manager for sharepoint server 2016

To register a workflow service to a specific site collection you should run Register-SPWorkflowService cmdlet that requires providing the below parameter values -SPSite it denotes to the site ...
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Whether to go with HTTP o HTTPS for WFM in a SP 2013 Production Farm

Whether to go with HTTP o HTTPS for WFM in a SharePoint 2013 Production Farm? It's heavily recommended to go ahead with HTTPS By the way, You have 4 possible scenarios to install Workflow Manager ...
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Install workflow manager on 2 servers

As a short answer, It's possible but NOT supported as well as it will NOT achieve High Availability! The supported Workflow Manager topology consists of 1 server or 3 servers. Only 3 servers ...
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Can I install SharePoint on Workflow manager server if it required?

The Workflow Manager can be deployed as a part of a SharePoint farm or as a separate farm. In your case, you should think about 2 things: Performance. If you are thinking about performance, so I ...
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How to change workflow farm administrators group

I know this is a bit old, but I figured this can be helpful for other people that may run across this post. I resolved the issue by using the WFFarm and SBFarm PowerShell commands. Be sure to run ...
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Farm Based SharePoint Workflow requires Workflow Manager

Workflow Manager is only required for the new '2013' style workflow (.NET 4.0) functionality. SharePoint 2013 still has the 2010 workflow engine baked in. If you only require the older 2010 style ...
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impact of including Workflow Manager in the new platform design

There are 4 possible scenarios to install Workflow Manager for SharePoint farm : Workflow Manager is installed on a server that is part of the SharePoint 2013 farm. Communication takes place by using ...
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Is it possible to start workflows via JSOM in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

Is it possible to start a workflow, from JSOM? Yes, it's possible. Do I need Workflow Manager in order to start workflows from JSOM? Yes, Workflow Manager is a mandatory prerequisite to be able to ...
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updating SharePoint workflow manager CU5 errored

Looks like permission issue, Please make sure Service accounts (Running the services) has right permission on the Workflow & Service Bus databases. also try to stop the SB host and then start it....
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Selecting a 2013 workflow for use with Information Management Policy retention

Got in touch with MS about this - as I thought, the 2013 workflows aren't exposed to the IMP interface because of the different engine type. You use 2010 workflows or nothing.
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Unable to properly communicate with the workflow service

You are getting a time-out error that means SharePoint is unable to communicate with the workflow manager sever. Service bus at workflow manager is responsible for the communication between SharePoint ...
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Cannot start workflow from JS in Display Form

I struggled with the SP.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServicesManager as well, trying to do the same thing (start a workflow from a button on the Display form). I don't remember exactly what my problems ...
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SharePoint 2013 & Visual Studio 2015 Workflow httpsend

Before your foreach loop, assign a new dynamicValue to the d/results property of the GatePassDetailsProperties dynamicValue (or reuse and reassign the current dynamicValue). Then, for each item, you'...
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Installation of Workflow Manager for SharePoint 2016 Server

The Workflow Manager farm can be a hassle to get right, but I assume when you browse to http://localhost:12291/ with IE running as Administrator, you see the underlying XML notation? Also, when you ...
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Not able to complete installation of workflow manager

if you do a get-command from the powershell do you see it listed in there similar to this screenshot: if not then follow these process Configuring SharePoint 2013 to support workflow Management ...
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how to get the running status of SP 2013 workflow

If you want to get SharePoint 2013 Workflow (subscription) you need to get it from WorkflowInstanceService and not from SPListItem. This is what I did to get instance of that Workflow and check its ...
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Workflow 2013 for SP Designer

As the reported PowerShell error "The term is not recognized", you are using Windows Powershell, not SharePoint management shell. In Windows Powershell, before running the SharePoint cmdlet, you ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Will Workflow Manager 1.0 be supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

In short, Yes, it is supported. For more details check, How to install and configure Workflow Manager on Windows 2012 R2 Workflow Manager Supportability with SharePoint Server
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Intermittent workflow issue - Unable to properly communicate with workflow service

The intermittent workflow issue doesn't mainly mean it's related to the current Workflow Manager configuration. Most likely it is an instant problem related to the connectivity between the servers ...
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Unable to publish workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013

In general, the 503 Service Unavailable means the Application Pool was stopped! So you have first to check the status of the App pool "WorkflowMgmtPool" for Workflow Management Site. If it ...
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How to change workflow farm administrators group

The answer above may work for Service Bus 1.1, but I don't believe that Service Bus 1.0 has the Set-SBFarm cmdlet. Service Bus 1.0 may be old, but it's still out there. I recently had a colleague do ...
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How to start SharePoint Workflow programmatically using CSOM

var ctx = new ClientContext(webUrl)) ctx.Credentials = new SharePointOnlineCredentials(loginId, passWord); var workflowServicesManager = new WorkflowServicesManager(ctx, ctx.Web); var ...
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Unable to connect to remote service at http://serveraddress:12291 on workflow manager installation

I found out that by default, the Workflow Manager Config wizard adds I workflow Service Application Proxy in Central Admin by itself. So when I registered the service, I ended up with 2 proxies. The ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Yeah, This is possible in workflow using REST API. Below are the steps which you need to follow. Step 1: Whatever REST you are writing that should be part of App Step. Step 2: As shown in screen ...
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Workflow Suspended with This Error

If the workflow is sending an email, check to see if the email is being sent to a group. If the group settings do not allow everyone to view membership, you will get a suspended workflow.
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