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"Feature definition id not found" Error for Nintex Forms Cmdlets

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

Products: Nintex Forms 2013, Nintex Forms 2010

 

Summary

 

After running a Nintex Forms cmdlet, a "Feature definition id not found" error appears.

 

Symptom

 

The following error message appears after running the Upgrade-NFService PowerShell cmdlet during or after installation or upgrade:

 

“Upgrade-NFService : Feature definition id ‘[ID]’ could not be found."

 

Cause

 

The server on which the Nintex Forms PowerShell cmdlet was run is not running the Web Application Service. For example, the cmdlet may have been run on the Central Administration server.

 

Resolution

 

Run Nintex Forms PowerShell cmdlets on a server that is running the Web Application Service; that is, run the cmdlets on a web application server.

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