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QUESTIONWhat are the best practices for the database architecture setup of Nintex Workflow and Nintex Forms? ANSWERFor a best practice guide to assist with Nintex database management, see Database Design Guide: Nintex Workflow. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED LINKS
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ANSWERBefore you follow the instructions below, ensure that you do not have any draft forms or items in your outbox. This process deletes your current Nintex Mobile profile that is associated with your Microsoft account and replaces it with a new profile that uses your corporate credentials to sign in and access the relevant forms and tasks.…
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QUESTIONWhat are the best practices, or design considerations, that should be consulted when designing forms with Nintex Forms for SharePoint? ANSWER Design Considerations As long as you are staying within SharePoint's hard limits, Nintex Form's does not have a hard limit in the number of controls or number of validations you can add; however…
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TOPICYou are trying to update Nintex Configuration database connection string. INSTRUCTIONSTo update the connection string of the Nintex Workflow configuration database   1. Obtain and test the new connection string. Example (using default database name for Nintex Workflow 2010): “Data Source=SERVER\InstanceName;Initial…
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SUMMARYA guide on how the scheduler job works, possible performance impacts and how to mitigate them and it's dependencies.  SOLUTIONThe “Nintex Workflow Scheduler Job” is a SharePoint Timer Job associated to a web application. By default, the Nintex timer job runs every 5 minutes. It operates by checking if you have a Nintex scheduled workflow…
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QUESTIONWhy do some user accounts have the "i:0#.w|" in front of them? ANSWERThis is by design and occurs when the web application is using Claims-Based Authorization. The code "i:0#.w|" indicates that the security provider is Windows. Forms-Based Authorization uses "i:0#.f|" ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED LINKS
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INSTRUCTIONS Option 1Insert Hyperlink Merge field. Press Alt + F9. In the merge field insert the link to run the DDP. ex) {HYPERLINK "https://na12.salesforce.com/apex/loop__looplus?eid=<<Account_Id>>&DDPids=a02U000005HV11&deplay=Id&autorun=true" \* MERGEFORMAT} Press Alt + F9. Highlight the syntax error, and type in the text. FYI: Color for…
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Workflow Size (Action Count, File Size, Etc.) Nintex recommends keeping the number of actions within a workflow design in Office 365 between 100 and 150 actions. While business processes can range from simple notifications to complex ETL processes, there are some guidelines around workflow size that you will want to follow: There is no hard limit…
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SharePoint CleanupNumber of items in the site Workflow History listsA large number of records within the Workflow History list of a site can impact workflow performance, and it is recommended to keep this record count as low as possible. While this list may be named "NintexWorkflowHistory", it is still a SharePoint History List, and as such will…
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