Nintex Workflow Timeout Issue – Solutions

Recently got these timeout related errors in Nintex workflow 2007 with MOSS 2007 environment: “Failed to report workflow progress. Failed to open a connection to a Nintex Workflow content database” “Failed to Start Workflow. Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding”…

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SharePoint Incoming Email does not Trigger Workflow

Today, created a Nintex workflow to send out E-mail notification to SharePoint groups. Start-up option for the workflow was: “Start when Items are created”, but in SharePoint 2007 incoming email didn’t trigger the workflow on new item creation. Root cause: Incoming E-mail attachments areuploaded to SharePoint libraries using “System Account” (If E-mail…

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Nintex Workflow Tasks Item not found Error – Solution

Problem: Nintex Workflow tasks displays : * Item Not found error! Root Cause: Workflows are initiated and items in which workflows ran, are deleted by the end-user. When I tried terminating the workflows, it gave “Server was unable to process the request –> Values does not fall within the expected range.” error…

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Nintex Workflow “There was an error installing the content type required for the flexi task action”

Nintex Workflow was giving an error, when trying to publish: “There was an error installing the content type required for the Flexi-Task action. Please arrange for an Administrator to run the following command on the server: stsadm.exe  -o installfeature -n nintexworkflowcontenttypeupgrade For more information please contact [email protected]“ I already ran that command:…

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Deploy Nintex Workflow to Multiple Lists with PowerShell and Nintex Web Service

Requirement: We have three Nintex workflows. These three workflows to be deployed to all document libraries of a sub-site. Nintex workflows provides web services to deploy Nintex workflow to multiple lists and libraries, which is explained in one of the Nintex whitepapers: How to create a workflow that automatically deploys other workflows?,…

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How to Start a SharePoint Workflow using PowerShell?

Requirement is: To start a specific Workflow on All documents in a document library. Solution: let’s use PowerShell to Start workflow Programmatically on all Items in a Document Library! After making sure, “Manual start” is enabled for the workflow. PowerShell script to start SharePoint workflow Using this method, We can Start/Stop/Cancel even…

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Workflow Actions are Empty in Nintex Workflow Designer

Problem:Workflow actions are missing in Nintex workflow designer 2010. Troubleshooting: Tried de-activating and re-activating the Nintex Workflow 2010 feature at site collection and site level. Tried adding user to Full permission/Tried Re-adding the user to the site. Solution: Follow these steps to get workflow actions in Nintex workflow designer:  Open SharePoint Central…

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Query between Site Collections using Nintex-SharePoint web services

I have got a Global approval matrix (Just a SharePoint List with Approver name, Range & their respective Entity) in a site collection. For a workflow requirement, I had to retrieve the approver(s) and their E-mails based on Entity and Credit amount from Global approval matrix List in a different site collection….

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Call web service from Nintex Workflow – To Copy List item between Site Collections

Requirement: Copy a List item between site collections. Oops! Nintex doesn’t has any direct method to do that. It offers Copy/Move/Create list items with in Same site, but not between site collections. So, Lets seek help from Web services with Nintex. Lets say, I’ve a Source-list and Target-List. What I want is:…

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