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  1. Office 365 update item permissions: Azure IP restrictions

    We have conditional access restrictions in place for our O365 tenants which is preventing us to use some of the Nintex O365 workflow actions. In particular authentication for internal users is only allowed from an approved range of IP addresses. Any workflow action using the "Site and user administration" connection are failing to run as authentication is failing.
    Proposed workarounds from Nintex were to whitelist whole Azure IP restrictions or to use a service account that would have access to all of the sites. Both solutions are considered highly risky for our organization.
    Requesting solution from Nintex to build a…

    42 votes
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  2. API for creating/updating workflow schedules

    It would be great if the api for creating/updating site workflows would also allow us to create/update workflow schedules.

    https://help.nintex.com/en-US/sdks/sdko365/

    27 votes
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  3. Central Place to terminate Suspended workflows either at list or site level

    Can we get a central place within nintex online to terminate or retry suspended workflows?
    Use case: we have a list, managed by users, that syncs specific info from one list to another. The source list had a choice column change and thus has started suspending wf's because users did not make sure destination choice column contained the same values. Now we have 200+ suspended workflows in the source list. Due to the nature of a suspended wf, we cannot just kick off a new on those items, even after the issue with the choice values are fixed between the…

    16 votes
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  4. Ability to create or attach a workflow to a Site Content Type

    Although Component Workflows are released, they are not a replacement to Globally Reusable Workflows available in SharePoint Designer 2010 and also available with Nintex for SharePoint (On-Prem).
    We have no ability to attach a workflow or trigger a workflow based on a Content Type and if there are many lists using a single content type the workflow has to be duplicated in each list.
    Are there plans to close this gap between On-Prem and Nintex for Office 365?

    12 votes
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  5. Microsoft Edge Browser Support

    Microsoft no longer supports the use of IE11 for Office 365 applications but Nintex does not support Microsoft Edge. We have to browser jump between IE11 and Edge to get our work done.

    10 votes
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  6. Nintex for Office 365 to support SharePoint Online Multigeo location

    Required for Nintex Apps for Office 365 to support multi geo capabilities

    ref:_00D90q6Cb._5009027OkDk:ref

    7 votes
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  7. Lazy Approval - Ability to somehow know WHO APPROVED IT!

    The lazy approval is a nice thing to have, but how can I let users have this feature when there is no way of knowing WHO THE APPROVER WAS??? When the auditors look to see who approved access to a system, they do not want to see "Approved by SharePoint App"....they want to see an individual's name.

    84 votes
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  8. Print / PDF of Workflow

    For documentation, we would love a button to print the workflow, with the option to show the configurations for each action or not.

    13 votes
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  9. Term Store synonyms and Abbrebiations

    Term Store Synonym

    Please allow users to select synonyms and abbreviations for this term Store. VIP - I have a list of schools from which users should select. Users should not be required to always enter the legal school name in the default label. Our users are forced to use only the Default Label. Please fix this ASAP. This is crucial for an application we are about to take live in a few weeks.

    Thanks
    Carol

    6 votes
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  10. Slow Environment

    Working in the O365 version is excruciating. Forms are bad enough, however workflows are extremely slow. Opening/closing/saving actions, saving/publishing any size workflow takes a ridiculous amount of time. We are migrating approx. 80 workflows. This will take a year at the speed this system works. And that's not counting all the new forms we are constantly building. Can the performance of the O365 environment please be improved.

    278 votes
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  12. Unable to import same Workflow settings on "Set Workflow Variable" configured with "List Lookup" on a different site collection.

    Unable to import same Workflow settings on "Set Workflow Variable" configured with "List Lookup" on a different site collection. As compares if we use "Update List Item" Workflow action configured with "List Lookup" the settings are imported with no problem.

    4 votes
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  13. Better Error Notifications When Publishing

    Errors when publishing a workflow can be difficult to troubleshoot since the error messages are generic.

    For example
    "Error publishing workflow. Specified data type does not match the current data type of the property"

    It would be helpful to know what property it is talking about, the data type it is expecting, what is trying to send it the incorrect value and what value it is trying to send.

    3 votes
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  14. Create Modern Site Collections / Sites

    There is currently no support from the Office 365 Create Site or Office 365 Create Site Collection actions to create modern team or modern communication sites. This would be extremely valuable for site generation automation and controlling access to site generation while still giving users to option to user a modern site.

    6 votes
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  15. Add ServiceNow connector

    It would be great to have a serviceNow connector added as an action which allow you to add, update, delete and retrieve Servicenow data. This is already available in NWC but not yet in Nintex O365 Workflow

    12 votes
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  16. Nintex Governance: Connection Manager & Workflow publishers

    Best practice around Connection manager would be: Create tenant level connections with appropriate set of users who will design workflows. To ensure local site admins don't create unnecessary connections we need a central setting to disable site level shared connections and personal connections.

    Workflow publishers: We need to add/remove each user to the list of allowed workflow publishers. There is no way to use AD groups. It'll be great if Nintex can enable AD groups in workflow publisher settings.

    22 votes
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  17. Termination of Component Workflow

    Today if a main workflow invokes a component workflow and the component workflow is terminated for some reason, then the component workflow does not return any status back to the calling workflow and the parent workflow keeps waiting forever. This is the case if the setting on the "Invoke Component Workflow" action is set to wait for component workflow to complete and wait for the outcome

    There should be a way for the component workflow to return back the status in case it is terminated

    65 votes
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    Hi Sridhar,

    The issue we currently have is the workflow engine does not send us any kind of event to indicate that the component workflow (or any workflow) has suspended meaning we can’t send any notification back to the parent workflow. We are currently talking with Microsoft to see if they can provide us the info we need, will update you once we know more..

    Cheers, Rick

  18. Create site collection using modern template

    Currently the Office 365 Create Site Collection is not supporting the modern view template such as the communication/topic template.
    It will be great if this can be supported as well.

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    7 votes
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  19. attachments

    Allow for a Collection Variable of file URLs to be attached like on-prem. We rarely know how many attachments we need to attach and attaching a number of string variable limits this number.

    3 votes
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  20. Component Workflow - Visibility

    As of now, any component workflows created in a Office 365 is visible to all users within the tenant. This will create confusion in scenarios where in the component workflow is required for a specific site collection and not to be visible for others.

    A visibility flag might help a long way to target component workflows for specific site collections rather than entire O365 tenant

    63 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Runtime  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the great suggestion guys, I’ve added this backlog and will keep you updated on a time frame on when we can deliver this feature update. Would love to hear any other thoughts/suggestions on how we can make component workflows even better..?

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