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The following error is seen in the Smartobject Services Tester Tool or in Workspace > Management > SmartObjects > Services > Workflow Service or Workflow Reporting Service.


When you try and edit\refresh your Workflow Service or Workflow Reporting service, the following error appears: "Workflow SO Service: Root element missing."



This issue has been resolved in the K2 version 4.7. However if you experience this issue in K2 4.6.10 or 4.6.11 please contact K2 Support and they will be able to provide you with a codefix.