"Failed to publish workflow" Error for NWAdmin Operation

Blog Post created by pamela.denchfield Employee on Sep 24, 2014

Products: Nintex Workflow 2013, Nintex Workflow 2010, Nintex Workflow 2007




After running a NWAdmin Operation, a "Failed to publish workflow" error appears.





The following error message appears after running the NWAdmin operation FixSiteAfterImport:



“Failed to publish workflow: It appears that Nintex Workflow [version] is not activated for this Web Application.”





The server on which the NWAdmin operation was run is not running the Web Application Service. For example, the operation may have been run on the Central Administration server.




Run the NWAdmin operation on a server that is running the Web Application Service; that is, run the operation on a web application server.