SharePoint 2013: Logs for Analyzing or troubleshooting the issues related to workflows or Workflow Manager

If you get any errors while publishing SharePoint Designer workflows (or) trying to access the workflow management site from IIS (or) while starting any workflow throws an error, we can troubleshoot the issue by checking any the exception in the ULS Logs.

And we can check in Event viewer, where the workflow related issues are logged in SharePoint server.

Check SharePoint workflow errors in Event Viewer

Go to Event Viewer (Window +R, then type eventvwr in the run box)

Go to Applications and Services Log.

Go to Microsoft-workflow.

Check SharePoint workflow errors in Event Viewer
Check SharePoint workflow errors in Event Viewer

Click -> Operation, which will list issues related to Workflow management Service.

SharePoint 2013 Logs for Analyzing or troubleshooting workflow issues
SharePoint 2013 Logs for Analyzing or troubleshooting workflow issues

If you did not any relevant issues logged, right click in the event window and select View->Show Analytic & debug logs.

sharepoint 2013 workflow debugging
sharepoint 2013 workflow debugging
sharepoint 2013 workflow debugging
sharepoint 2013 workflow debugging

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