Processes

Workflow failing on send email step

  • Posted on: 1 July 2016
  • By: feridun

I had a problem with a workflow that was failing on a send email step.There was no clear reason as to why the step should fail. The details message of the workflow log had this error:

Cannot create the given type without the required parameters.

Not especially helpful. However, a search revealed that others had seen this issue before and provided a resolution of deactivating the workflow, removing the recipients of the email, saving the workflow and then adding the recipients back,

Workflow - Activity Count

  • Posted on: 22 October 2009
  • By: feridun

When designing workflows, it is possible to test the number of activities (open and closed) against a record (only activities that are regarding the record directly are counted).

The count is available under the Local Value - Process.

There are two activity counts - Activity Count and Activity Count Including Process.