Microsoft Flow vs SharePoint Designer Workflows

Today I ran a couple of tests comparing Microsoft Flow with SharePoint Designer Workflows and I found a number of interesting differences in the way the two engines work. In … read the microsoft-flow-vs-sharepoint-designer-workflows post


Migrate to Microsoft Flow from SharePoint Designer practical examples – part 1 – Clone list items

After yesterday’s post about migrating from SharePoint Designer to Microsoft Flow I will start today with a series of posts with practical examples of losing the Work in your Workflow … read the microsoft-flow-migrate-to-sharepoint-designer-practical-examples-part-1-clone-list-items post

How to migrate from SharePoint Designer to Flow or Azure Logic Apps

Recently I’ve looked at many SharePoint Designer workflows and migrated them to Microsoft Flow or Azure Logic Apps. There isn’t really a set approach that will work for all but … read the microsoft-flow-how-to-migrate-from-sharepoint-designer-to-flow-or-azure-logic-apps post

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 the office-365-the-http-request-has-timed-out-after-200000-milliseconds-system-net-webexception-the-request-was-aborted-the-request-was-canceled post

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 the sharepoint-2013-an-unhandled-exception-occurred-during-the-execution-of-the-workflow-instance post

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=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of … read the sharepoint-2013-system-io-filenotfoundexception-could-not-load-file-or-assembly-microsoft-sharepoint-client-workflowservices-version15-0-0-0-cultureneutral-publickeytoken71e9bce111e9429c post

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

So I had a reusable SharePoint Designer workflow deployed in SharePoint 2013. The process that I’m implementing is creating project sites using web templates created in Visual Studio 2013. When … read the share-point-2013-workflow-manager-1-0-how-to-publish-a-list-workflow-programmatically post

SharePoint 2013 – Unexpected error occurred in method ‘GetObject’ , usage ‘Distributed Logon Token Cache’ – Exception ‘Microsoft.ApplicationServer.Caching.DataCacheException: ErrorCode:SubStatus:The request timed out.. Additional Information : The client was trying to communicate with the server :

I’m using Workflow Manager 1.0 and SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Designer workflows. Today I got the following error when I tried to Add a Workflow to my list. error occurred … read the unexpected-error-occurred-in-method-getobject-usage-distributed-logon-token-cache-exception-microsoft-applicationserver-caching-datacacheexception-errorcodesubstatusthe-request-timed post

SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed.

Today I came across the following error when I tried to activate a SharePoint designer workflow feature: SharePoint 2013 Workflow: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed. So … read the sharepoint-2013-workflow-microsoft-sharepoint-spexception-app-management-shared-service-proxy-is-not-installed post