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    Error "Server was unable to process request. The file.xoml is checked out or locked for editing by domain\username"

    Summary
    When publishing a workflow, the following error might occur: Server was unable to process request. ---> The file http://servername/Workflows/NintexWo.../filename.xoml is checked out or locked for editing by domain\username.

    Solution
    1. In SharePoint Designer, open the site that contains the affected workflow.
    2. Drill down to the folder/.xoml file path shown in the error.
    3. Right-click on the .xoml file(s) and discard checkout.
    4. Publish the workflow.