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

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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. —> System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: The request was canceled.

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. —> System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: The request was canceled.