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Accessing Translation Manager Exception content through the API

Quick note on this one. We were able to grab the error in XML format from the world server response that updates the status of the Translation item. This XML wasn't useful other than it contained "...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Triggering translation from workflow in SDL Web 8.5 and Translation server V12

I am sure Eric's solution will work with Web 8.5 as well. But I would not advise you to use Translation Manager Facade as a service (and consume it in your workflow) because, with Web 8.5, the TMS is ...
Saurabh Gangwar's user avatar
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Unable to find Translation Manager TmBinaryEndpoint

The workflow agent would look in to "%TRIDION_HOME%\bin\TcmWorkflowAgent.exe.Config" for the Service Model Configuration, So You should check this file for the endpoint configurations In your case, ...
Saurabh Gangwar's user avatar
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How to ForceFinish the Workflow Process by setting Approval Status as "Undefined"?

The Import/Export Service (as used by Content Porter) will set Session.ContextData so Event Handlers can detect that the Events are triggered by a Content Manager Import action. You could catch that ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Workflow Automatic activity doesn't finish after resume

By Default, the Tridion Content Manager Workflow Agent window Service runs under Local System account, But in my case it was running under some other user account (which was set in "This account" ...
Saurabh Gangwar's user avatar
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How to Schedule publishing with in Workflow in SDL web8

I have some code which does something similar. Our requirement was the scheduled item to stay in workflow until the Publish time so that users could still change it and cancel it without going to the ...
Chris Summers's user avatar
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Purging Workflow Audit Data

It is indeed taken care of when you purge your Workflow Process Histories. I don't think there is a way to purge the "snapshots" without purging the entire Process History.
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
6 votes

Permissions to Start a Bundle workflow

I'm pretty sure users do not need the Workflow Management right in order to start workflow. Some things to check: Workflow settings in the context of the Publication the Bundle is created in (set ...
Alvin Reyes's user avatar
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Where do we configure "minimum approval status" for a Web 8.5 solution using Topology Manager?

With Topology Manager based publishing, the Minimal Approval Status is defined on a Target Type (which is part of a Business Process Type).
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
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Can Workflow be used to restrict the publishing/editing of a Page and its Components on selected Publications?

If your difference is based on the user's role in certain Publications, I would first consider adjusting authorization in terms of rights, groups, and maybe permissions. Otherwise yes, you could have ...
Alvin Reyes's user avatar
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Reading Items from Workflow using Core Service in External Activities

If you use Subject.IdRef without specific ReadOptions you will get the last major version, which will have the old values. In order to change this behaviour, you will need to pass additional ...
Chris Morgan's user avatar
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Start workflow if the component version is greater than 1.0

Use OnComponentSavePost Event to check the moment when component entered the workflow. ... public Constructor() { EventSystem.Subscribe<Component, SaveEventArgs>(OnComponentSavePost, ...
Ognjen Ivetic's user avatar
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Optimal way to handle un-localization of components?

The most obvious measure is to ensure that only the right people have the Localize permission. As far as I know, you need this also to unlocalize. And of course, only people with write permission ...
Dominic Cronin's user avatar
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Activating Workflow dynamically

You say create but I assume you include update too. Given you say dynamically I assume you want the workflow associated (and triggering) to be automated. Catch the Save event. Check the Set of the ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Unable to remove legacy workflow activities

We had selected to enforce Bundle Workflow Processes at a schema level. As such, the GUI selects a default Workflow Process for the Bundle which we didn't change and just saved. After changing the ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Send to Translation in Workflow (Auto activity) not sending in-workflow version

(same answer whether this is automatic or manually sent) From SDL Tridion Support We did not support translating items in workflow in 7.1 ... we did bring it into 8.1 fully supported - and also ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Is it possible for non-admins to see workflow tasks and comments after completion?

Yes this is possible provided these Users or the group to which they belongs to have Workflow Management rights as shown - this option must be checked for specific publication for the desired user/...
Pankaj Gaur's user avatar
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Issue with forcing items (using schema flag) through workflow bundles and content porting

Taking into consideration some more research and also points made in this post, the end solution will be: (use code to) switch off the workflow enforcement on relevant schemas whilst a content port ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Component Process + Translation Workflow Process (review)

Decision to not allow two WF processes comes from inability of CM to run two WF processes. It is also ambiguous how to orchestrate running one process after another since we do not know what need to ...
Yuri Bondarchuk's user avatar
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What is the recommended best practice for C# Workflow using External Activity for Logging and Configuration?

I normally add it GAC on the CM server and on publisher machines. It is so widely used (because it is standard now) that it makes sense to have it there (to be system-wide available). There are quite ...
Marko Milic's user avatar
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Issue Creating Translation Workflow in SDL Web

The script must be a single keyword. So replace the three lines you have (the comment and the two C# lines) with a single keyword: RETRIEVE It is this keyword in the script Translation Manager will ...
Lars Møllebjerg's user avatar
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Facing issue while editing the workflow diagram?

There was an issue with Visio cross-version diagrams saving, because Visio 2013 saved diagrams in a new format with .vsdx extension, however Visio 2011 uses .vdx and Visio Workflow Designer was able ...
Stanislav Maryenko's user avatar
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VBScript Legacy Pack required when only using Bundle Workflow

From the error it says that one of the Automatic Activity definitions has VBscript workflow script type. Please check Activity Definitions on Preferred Workflow Process process definition.
Stanislav Maryenko's user avatar
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Tridion 2011 How to create workflow with multiple components inside

As the others have said in SDL Tridion 2011 you can't manage multiple items in workflow as a single 'unit'. Perhaps you could consider some twist on use of Bundles (if you can't get your client to ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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Send to Translation in Workflow (Manual activity) not sending in-workflow version

From SDL Tridion Support We did not support translating items in workflow in 7.1 ... we did bring it into 8.1 fully supported - and also addressing a couple of issues that will be in 7.1 if it is &...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
3 votes
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SDL Web8 Workflow failing with error String cannot be of zero length

The error occurs in implementation code: Abbott.Workflow.ProductWorkflow.MasterWorkflow.PublishToStaging.Execute
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
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Forcing Bundle Workflow Process on Components | Workflow Process hasTranslation functionality

If you do not need "Bundle workflow" on target items you have to localize schemas and remove this check box in target publications. But if you need "Bundle workflow" on target items there is a ...
Yuri Bondarchuk's user avatar
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Workflow Designer | The Operation has Timed out

So to fix the issue we did the following: Turned the Tracing off on CMS Server. Our DB was of 2013 version and not in sync with Tridion Version 2013SP1. I don't think it was because of the point 2, ...
Saurabh Gangwar's user avatar
3 votes

Coreservice Clients in Workflow External Activities

The idea is that the lifetime of those “ready made” Core Service clients is managed for you by the system and hence you don’t have to (read: should not) dispose them yourself. If you can prove that ...
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
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Core Service Client lack of robustness in Workflow

I've had a think about this and would propose the answer is Don't apply a hotfix without understanding (or agreeing with Support) that it will fix the exact issue you're seeing You may, on the front ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar

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