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Cannot set a user column to SHAREPOINT\system by workflow?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I created a list item programatically. So the workflow assoicated with the item will not start automatically. I started the workflow then by codes.

However, in this case, the workflow can not update a user column of an item in another list to the modifier of the item created by codes. The modifier is SHAREPOINT\system.

I can do this through SharePoint UI, the user will change to {domain}\Administrator automatically after I put SHAREPOINT\system. So I have to modify my workflow to assign administrator explictly in this case.

Two questions:

Is it a bug of spd workflow? both SHAREPOINT\system and {domain}\Administrator has full control to all the lists.

Or is there anyway to specify who starts the workflow programatically?


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