In this article we can explore the steps needed to terminate a workflow manually. A SharePoint might need this step if they encountered the following:
· Task overdue email workflow for non-existing task
· Approval workflow unwanted triggerr
Please follow the following steps to terminate an unwanted workflow.
Step 1: Open the SharePoint site and click the Lists link
Step2: Click on the Site Workflows link
In the appearing page click on the Site Workflows link as shown below.
Step 3: Find the Workflow
You can see the My Running Workflows and for each workflow there is a status on the right side. Click on the In Progress link as highlighted below.
Step 4: Terminate the Workflow
On receiving the following page click on the Terminate this workflow now link
Confirm the Workflow termination prompt.
Step 5: Conclusion
This concludes our steps in terminating an unwanted workflow. You can use the same steps for MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010 as well.
Note: If you are an Administrator you can Terminate the workflows of other users as well.
In this article we have seen how to terminate a running workflow. This article content could be shared with the user as well if they face the same problem.