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Error establishing database connection: SQL Error -2. System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired.

Issue

1. Scheduled workflows are not running and log a message "Failed to Run"
2. When a users action tasks they see a message l "Your task has been locked by another user".
 

Resolution

Restart the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service on all servers where it is found.

Error Code

Error establishing database connection: SQL Error -2. System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired.

Additional Information

When checking the Timer Job Status page in Central Administration it may be found the the Nintex Workflow Scheduler job may be in a status of Aborted. and the Workflow job may be paused.

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Last update:
‎10-30-2019 09:00 PM
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