SharePoint 2013 – Error when synching SharePoint 2013 web site with SharePoint Workspace

Following my post explaining how to synchronize a SharePoint 2013 with SharePoint Workspace (, you may experiment issue during the synchronization with error “The field “AppAuthor” contains a lookup to list “AppPrincipals” that cannot be resolved. The target list may not be part of this site”


This is (unfortunately) a known issue.

To solve it, just install the August 2012 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Workspace available at

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