Error When Activating Workflows Feature

Posted By Posted by: Ahmed Taee on March 8, 2018

Issue:

In Microsoft Project Online, when you try to activate workflows site collection feature such as “Aggregated set of out-of-box workflow features provided by SharePoint”

You may come across the error message below:

“A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Website. Please choose another title”

Solution:

1. Open SharePoint Designer 2013
2. Connect to the problem site
3. Go to ‘All Files’ >> _catalogs

4. Find the folder “wfpub” and rename it

5. Open the site which has the error
6. Navigate to Site Settings >> Manage site collection features
7. And activate the workflows feature

These set of steps should resolve the error with activating the workflows feature.


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