SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

Recently I am got the workflow suspended state error while sending workflow to a SharePoint group from SharePoint 2013. I was simply trying to send email to a SharePoint group in which there were few people presented in that group.


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The full error message I was getting as:
RequestorId: bcc63931-04f1-be80-0000-000000000000. Details: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance. Exception details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 401 {“Transfer-Encoding”:[“chunked”],”X-SharePointHealthScore”:[“0″],”SPClientServiceRequestDuration”:[“47″],”SPRequestGuid”:[“bcc63931-04f1-be80-b697-37ca64a3d6df”],”request-id”:[“bcc63931-04f1-be80-b697-37ca64a3d6df”],”X-FRAME-OPTIONS”:[“SAMEORIGIN”],”Cache-Control”:[“max-age=0, private”],”Server”:[“Microsoft-IIS\/7.5″],”WWW-Authenticate”:[“Negotiate”,”NTLM”],”X-AspNet-Version”:[“4.0.30319″],”X-Powered-By”:[“ASP.NET”],”MicrosoftSharePointTeamServices”:[“15.0.0.4535″],”X-Content-Type-Options”:[“nosniff”],”X-MS-InvokeApp”:[“1; RequireReadOnly”],”Date”:[“Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:13:27 GMT”]} at Microsoft.Activities.Hosting.Runtime.Subroutine.SubroutineChild.Execute(CodeActivityContext context) at System.Activities.CodeActivity.InternalExecute(ActivityInstance instance, ActivityExecutor executor, BookmarkManager bookmarkManager) at System.Activities.Runtime.ActivityExecutor.ExecuteActivityWorkItem.ExecuteBody(ActivityExecutor executor, BookmarkManager bookmarkManager, Location resultLocation)

Solution:
To resolve this issue, please follow below steps:
Click on the Settings icon form the top corner and then click on Site settings.

Then in the Site Settings page, click on Site permissions from the Users and Permissions section.

Then click on the particular SharePoint group to which you want to send the email.

Then click on Settings -> Group Settings as shown in the fig below:

SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance
SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance

In the Change group settings page, go to the Group Settings section and select the radio button Who can view the membership of the group? to “Everyone” as shown in the fig below:

SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance
SharePoint 2013 Workflow suspended error An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the workflow instance


Now it should send email to the SharePoint group.

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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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