WHY MY WORKFLOW DOES NOT WAKE UP FROM DELAYACTIVITY?

Lately working with one of the customer’s I came across an interesting lookout. Basically customer has created a simple workflow for SharePoint in Visual Studio 2008 and had used a delay activity which seems to be causing the problem. The problem was that workflow runs perfectly fine but after hitting the delay activity, never wakes…

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How to programmatically complete Approval workflow task

A team mate of mine was stuck with a curious issue. She was using SharePoint’s in-built Approval workflow but was using a custom ASP.net application to talk to a custom webservice hosted inside SharePoint server. That particular web service was having a method to complete the Approval workflow’s task using SPWorkflowTask.AlterTask method. Here is the…

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How to upgrade workflow assembly in MOSS 2007

This problem generally start when you are having an existing custom workflow and there are instances of workflow running. You do some changes to the workflow and reinstall the assembly in the GAC. The new assembly is basically overwriting the existing one (it has same signature). When you try to complete the existing workflow instances…

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SPListItem.Update() not starting workflow

I had a custom list and had the OOB approval workflow attached to it and setup to run on the item update. Tried and tested the list through UI and everything seems to be as perfect as it could be. Customer was actually trying to update the list through SharePoint Object Model and was using…

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