Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services

Today I created a SharePoint Designer workflow calling web services. The web service call creates a SharePoint site and applies a PnP template to the site. In general the setup … Read More

Office 365 – SharePoint – Are workflows important?

In SharePoint there are many different options for workflows. Microsoft and Microsoft partners have invested a lot of time creating different sorts of workflow solutions. For the more experienced user … Read More

Office 365 – The HTTP request has timed out after 200000 milliseconds

Yesterday I was using the PnP Provisioning Engine to deploy a SharePoint Designer workflow and I got the following error: [ERROR] Apply-SPOProvisioningTemplate : System.TimeoutException: The HTTP request has timed out … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

An unhandled exception I had a problem with a SharePoint Designer Workflow I was creating a task and assigned it to a SharePoint group. Then I got the error: Details: … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly

System.IO.FileNotFoundException During the deployment of a solution to my test environment I got the following error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – Exception calling “StartWorkflow” with “4” argument(s): “”

Today I tried to start a workflow using PowerShell and I got this annoying error: Exception calling “StartWorkflow” with “4” argument(s): “” At C:\Users\spsetup\Downloads\StartDocumentLocksWF.ps1:38 char:9 + $wf = $wfm.Startworkflow($item,$association, $data,$true) … Read More

Get TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow

Today I tried to get the TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow. Some Background To start a workflow from a SharePoint ribbon a URL … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – Workflow Manager 1.0 – How to publish a list workflow programmatically

So I had a reusable SharePoint Designer list workflow deployed in SharePoint 2013. The process that I’m implementing is creating project sites using web templates created in Visual Studio 2013. … Read More

Unexpected error occurred in method ‘GetObject’ in SharePoint 2013

I’m using Workflow Manager 1.0 and SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Designer workflows and I got an Unexpected error occurred in method. Unexpected error occurred in method Today I got the … Read More

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