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    Cleaning GAC Files and Redeploying Nintex Workflow 2013 Solutions

    How to redeploy Nintex Workflow 2013 Solutions with clearing the GAC files.

    1. Retract all Nintex Workflow solutions wait for each one to retract using your Central Administration, in this order:
      • nintexworkflow2013backwardscompatibilityui.wsp
      • nintexworkflow2013enterprisefeaturesbackwardscompat.wsp
      • nintexworkflow2013enterprisefeatures.wsp (First retract from all web apps, then from Central Admin)
      • nintexworfklow2013.wsp (First retract from all web apps, then from Central Admin)
      • nintexworkflow2013core.wsp
    2. Remove all retracted Nintex Workflow Solutions.
    3. Delete all Nintex Workflow assemblies from GAC_MSIL: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly\GAC_MSIL
      • Nintex.Workflow
      • Nintex.Workflow.AdministrationPages
      • Nintex.Workflow.ApplicationPages
      • Nintex.Workflow.ConnectionManager
      • Nintex.Workflow.Features
      • Nintex.Workflow.Resources
      • Nintex.Workflow.ServerControls
      • Nintex.Workflow.SupportConsole
      • Nintex.Workflow.WebServices
    4. Run the installer with the correct User account as Administrator. Refer to page 9 of Installing Nintex Workflow 2013 and Nintex Forms 2013 to ensure the correct permissions are deployed.
    5. Go to Central Administration > System Settings > Manage Farm Solutions and verify that the following solutions have been deployed:
      • nintexworkflow2013core.wsp (Globally)
      • nintexworfklow2013.wsp (First deploy to your Central Admin, then to the rest of your web apps)
      • nintexworkflow2013enterprisefeatures.wsp (First deploy to your Central Admin, if you have enterprise edition of Nintex Workflow, then to the rest of web apps)
      • nintexworkflow2013enterprisefeaturesbackwardscompat.wsp (If you have any sites running in 2010 mode, otherwise skip)
      • nintexworkflow2013backwardscompatibilityui.wsp (If you have any sites running in 2010 mode, otherwise skip)
    6. If the release notes indicate that a database update is required, then do the following:
      1. In SharePoint Central Administration, in the Quick Launch menu, click Nintex Workflow Management.
      2. Click Database Setup.
      3. If a database update is available, it will be indicated in green with an option to “Update now”.
      4. Click Update now.
    7. Reset IIS (Start > Run > IISreset) on all SharePoint farm servers and then restart the SharePoint 2013 Timer:
      1. Open the Services Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.
      2. Right-click the service and select Restart.
    8. Test activating Nintex Workflow on New Site Collection, and workflows in general.
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