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

    Status: Validated

    ISSUE
    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.
    ERROR CODE
    RESOLUTION
    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.
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