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"Failed to Run" Error After Workflow Task Completion

ISSUE
When a workflow tries to continue after a task is completed, it sometimes fails with the error:

[WorkflowName] failed to run.
ERROR CODE
RESOLUTION
  1. Navigate to Central Administration >System Settings > Manage servers in this farm.
  2. Identify the server that has the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service that is not running the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service.
  3. Navigate Application Management > Service Applications > Manage services on server.
  4. Change 'Server' in the top right hand corner to the server identified above.
  5. Stop the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service.
  6. Run IIS Reset from a SharePoint Management Shell.
Note: IIS Reset will cause a service outage within the SharePoint farm.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Last update:
‎11-19-2018 12:25 PM
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