Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services

Today I created a SharePoint Designer workflow calling a web service. The web service call creates a SharePoint site and applies a PnP template to the site. In general the setup used by the PnP partner pack where a web job creates the sites and applies PnP templates would work, however in my solution I've … Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services

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 and developers there is a long list of options: SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows SharePoint out of the box workflows Visual Studio … Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint – Are workflows important?

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 [ERROR] after 200000 milliseconds. ---> System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: The [ERROR] request was canceled. [ERROR] at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.EndGetResponse(IAsyncResult asyncResult) [ERROR] at Microsoft.Workflow.Client.HttpGetResponseAsyncResult`1.OnGotResponse(IAsyncResult I had seen … Continue reading Office 365 – The HTTP request has timed out after 200000 milliseconds

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: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 401 {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value":"Access denied. You do not have permission to … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

SharePoint 2013 – 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 its dependencies

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 its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. at triad.customer.intranet.Features.CGFixNewCaseLibrary.CGFixNewCaseLibraryEventReceiver.FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFeature.DoActivationCallout(Boolean fActivate, Boolean fForce) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFeature.Activate(SPSite siteParent, SPWeb webParent, SPFeaturePropertyCollection props, SPFeatureActivateFlags … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – 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 its dependencies