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“Failed on Start (retrying)” when creating Workflows RRS feed

  • Question

  • Using Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, when creating a workflow to use for Circulations (using the GroupBoard Workspace template), error received that the Workflow created “Failed on Start (retrying)”  What can be the most common issue and resolution for this type of error?

    Monday, October 17, 2011 4:52 PM

Answers

  • Certain common reasons for this error would be

    1. Permission of the workflow creator and runner

    2. Existence of updated instance and running the old instance workflow

    3. Workflow timer jobs are not defined properly

    Check any of this suits to your problem

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 10:29 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Check the ULS logs to find out more details. 

     


    Thanks, Rahul Rashu
    Monday, October 17, 2011 8:58 PM
  • Certain common reasons for this error would be

    1. Permission of the workflow creator and runner

    2. Existence of updated instance and running the old instance workflow

    3. Workflow timer jobs are not defined properly

    Check any of this suits to your problem

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 10:29 AM