soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> Failed to publish workflow: <Error>Failed to open config file</Error>

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ISSUE
When publish the workflow, this error might occurs:
soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> Failed to publish workflow: <Error>Failed to open config file</Error>
ERROR CODE
soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. ---> Failed to publish workflow: Failed to open config file
RESOLUTION
  1. Go to SharePoint Designer and navigate to ‘All Files’
  2. Right click on the "Workflows" folder and click ‘properties’.
  3. On the properties screen click ‘Administration Web Page’.
  4. Go to ‘Versioning Settings’ and ensure that ‘Create major versions’ is selected and not ‘Create major and minor (draft) versions’.
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