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Problem with Workflows created from Sharepoint designer

  Asked By: Nicole    Date: Jan 15    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1430

We have workflows created from Sharepoint designer. The workflow has
if and else conditions. During the tasks execution, The workflow
executes both if and else between 20-30 minutes of time.

Below is the sample outcome log of workflow.

11/19/2007 11:16 AM Comment Started Phase 3 Forms
11/19/2007 11:16 AM Comment Forms Started
11/19/2007 11:47 AM Workflow Completed System Account
Phase 3 Status equals Forms Not Started

The above log messages are output of workflow execution. Started
Phase 3 Forms and Forms started are part of if conditions and Phase 3
status equals forms not started is part of else conditions.

All log messages found in the same workflow execution.

I don't understand what went wrong here.



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Shushma Zariwala     Answered On: Jan 15

Can you give more info on the workflow  itself? What is it doing? Parameters,
variables, conditions, etc?

Answer #2    Answered By: Bahadur Kotoky     Answered On: Jan 15

Here is more info about the workflow. This workflow  updates Status

If Phase III status  equals "Forms not started"
Log "Started Phase 3 Forms" to the workflow list
Log "Forms started" to the workflow list
Set Phase III Status to "Forms Started"
Log "Phase 3 Status equals Forms Not Started" to the workflow list

This workflow fires whenever an item is changed in the associated
list and checks for Phase III Status.

I set Phase III Status to Forms not started.

As of given conditions workflow output  was

"Started Phase 3 Forms" and "Forms Started" and set Phase III status
to "Forms started".

but after 30-40 minutes
The status of workflow changed to completed  and shows output
as "Phase 3 Status equals Forms Not Started".

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