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Starting service Service Bus Message Broker on machine POVSxxxxxxxxS2 failed: Time out has expired and the operation has not been completed.

We are trying to configure the workflow manager in SharePoint 2016 server, it is 3 server farm.

when trying to configure the workflow manager we are getting the "Starting service Service Bus Message Broker on machine POVSxxxx2 failed: Time out has expired and the operation has not been completed."


In windows services, Service Bus Message Broker status is starting, i try to kill the session and start it but is again hung at starting stage. change password, enable TLS 1.2, update Service bus but no use. please help


Please find the configuration error & event log 203598-1-workflow.png203632-2-workflow.png203622-error-workflow.png203608-3-workflow.png203609-4-workflow.png images for more reference


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I am currently doing some research on this issue, will let you know as soon as possible.

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Thank you soo much @YiLu-MSFT for your quick response, i will wait for solution on this issue.

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Literally run into the same issue today. Thanks for posting!

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Hi @RahulGollapalli-0597
How did you configure it on your server? I find an article which describes in detail about installing and configuring Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2016 / 2019:
https://spgeeks.devoworx.com/configure-workflow-manager-sharepoint-2016/

You could refer to this article and check whether you have missed some important steps or preparations are not done well step by step. Hope it could help you.

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Yi Lu


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