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Workflow doesn't kick off from document created by Excel Services

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

Hello,

I have a workflow created that should pop up when a new item is added to a list.  This works fine if I just add a new item to the list manually.  It also works fine if I start the workflow manually, but it defeats the purpose.  All the workflow does is assign a few tasks, send a few emails, and change the permissions for the document.  As a reference, I created the form in InfoPath with excel services calls and I created the workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010.

However, my list is mainly populated by Excel Services calls - opening a workbook and calling SaveWorkbookCopy - and for some reason, these calls do not kick off the workflow.

I tried changing my account (because the documents appear to be created by me) to a system account, but then it doesn't kick off anything.  I tried changing the Web App user to a System Account, but it still doesn't work either.

My workflow shows: the "Failed on Start" error (says it was canceled by System Account) and when I look in the logs it shows:

08/03/2010 13:45:26.69     w3wp.exe (0x1A78)                           0x1B1C    SharePoint Foundation         &nb


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