Troubleshooting Workflow Services with diagnostic logging

Sometimes you have a workflow service that is misbehaving in a production environment.  How do you figure out what is going on when you can’t attach a debugger? The solution is to use Workflow Tracking.  There are two alternatives you can try out Tracking using the System.Activities.Tracking.EtwTrackingParticipant see this Zoiner’s blog for a great quick…

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How To Enable Service Metadata for Workflow Services

Try this… Create a new ASP.NET Web Application (MVC or Web Forms).  Then add a new a WCF Workflow Service to your web project. Now try to add a service reference to your workflow service.  It fails with an error. There was an error downloading metadata from the address. Please verify that you have entered…


Troubleshooting Silverlight, WorkflowServices, WCF and Behavior Extensions

In my previous posts I’ve written about my experiences with WorkflowServices and Silverlight. Troubleshooting Workflow Services / Silverlight Using Workflow Services and Silverlight Together WorkflowServices, CanCreateInstance and Silverlight Problem with Extensions This morning I got an email notification that someone had posted a question about my Silverlight / State Machine Workflow Service sample on MSDN…