Infopath / SharePoint 2013 Critical Error


  • Hi folks - has anyone else experienced a 'critical error' when working on an Infopath Form (2013) with SharePoint 2013?

    I have the form connected to a SharePoint list and the form is filled out online and the data is uploaded to the list upon saving.

    Recently I have been receiving (albeit not every time) a critical error which means I have to rework the form again.

    The exact message reads "Critical error while loading the form" , "security validation for this form is invalid" and Correlation ID:b61eec9d-f0f4-4000-0a01-e0d93101873a.

    Any suggestions for getting around this would be very much appreciated.
    Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:18 PM

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  • Hi Jivetalker,

    Do you use claims for authentication? If so, it may be due to the FedAuth cookie that is maintaining the users SiteMinder identity is getting dropped.

    I suggest you increasing the timeout for the SAML token to a longer value like 8 hours to match a standard business day and avoid the risk of hitting that timeout while a user is working.

    Besides, if the issue exists, refer to the Correlation ID to check for the corresponding detailed error message in ULS logs. Log is at:

    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\LOGS

    Best regards,

    Grace Wang

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    Friday, April 28, 2017 9:17 AM