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Sun Java Application Server Throws Oracle XA Exception: "The resource manager is doing work outside a global transaction" (Doc ID 1008819.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 7.1 and later
All Platforms



This document details the most probable cause and solution for seeing the following message in a Sun Java Application Server instance's server.log file when trying to utilize a Connection Pool with Global/XA Transactions enabled against an Oracle Database:

Both of these exceptions indicate the same problem, that is was not possible to include the connection in a global transaction.


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