Invite Members to Group Space Fails in WebCenter Spaces (Doc ID 1068640.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 29-May-2013

Symptoms


The following error message shows in a popup window when trying to invite a new user as a participant to a group space:

WCS#2010.02.24.18.22.18: Sending invitation to user(s) failed. The reason is : Can not retrieve group space workflow configuration. Please contact administrator..


This is accompanied by the following exceptions in WLS_Spaces-diagnostic.log:

[2010-02-24T18:22:18.822+00:00] [WLS_Spaces] [ERROR] [] [oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: weblogic_oid] [ecid: 004W5mz6k1XECS0zFwePOC0004q_0000Ha,0:1] [APP: webcenter] [URI: /webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/community/view/pages/mgmt/CommunityAdministration.jspx] [[
oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.WebCenterException: Sending invitation to user(s) failed. The reason is : Can not retrieve group space workflow configuration. Please contact administrator..
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.view.backing.WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.invokeInviteMembers(WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.java:1735)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.view.backing.WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.addInviteMembers(WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.java:2664)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at com.sun.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:157)
at com.sun.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:283)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidadinternal.taglib.util.MethodExpressionMethodBinding.invoke(MethodExpressionMethodBinding.java:53)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.broadcastToMethodBinding(UIXComponentBase.java:1245)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXCommand.broadcast(UIXCommand.java:183)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.UIXRegion.broadcast(UIXRegion.java:148)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent$1.run(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:90)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent._processPhase(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:309)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent.broadcast(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:94)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.UIXInclude.broadcast(UIXInclude.java:102)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent$1.run(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:90)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent._processPhase(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:309)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent.broadcast(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:94)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.UIXInclude.broadcast(UIXInclude.java:96)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.UIXRegion.broadcast(UIXRegion.java:148)
at oracle.adf.view.rich.component.fragment.ContextSwitchingComponent$1.run(ContextSwitchingComponent.java:90)
....
at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:265)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:227)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:125)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(ServletStubImpl.java:292)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.TailFilter.doFilter(TailFilter.java:26)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.portlet.client.adapter.adf.ADFPortletFilter.doFilter(ADFPortletFilter.java:26)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.security.wls.filter.SSOSessionSynchronizationFilter.doFilter(SSOSessionSynchronizationFilter.java:279)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at com.bea.content.manager.servlets.ContentServletFilter.doFilter(ContentServletFilter.java:178)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.webcenter.generalsettings.model.provider.GeneralSettingsProviderFilter.doFilter(GeneralSettingsProviderFilter.java:73)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.view.webapp.WebCenterShellPageRedirectionFilter.doFilter(WebCenterShellPageRedirectionFilter.java:242)
......
Caused by: oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.WebCenterException: Can not retrieve group space workflow configuration. Please contact administrator.
at oracle.webcenter.community.utils.CommunityWorkflowUtil.getBPELURL(CommunityWorkflowUtil.java:266)
at oracle.webcenter.community.utils.CommunityWorkflowUtil.getInviteWebServiceEndpoint(CommunityWorkflowUtil.java:298)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.view.backing.WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.invokeInviteMembers(WebCenterAdminSecurityBean.java:1632)
... 87 more
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.webcenter.community.utils.CommunityWorkflowUtil.getBPELURL(CommunityWorkflowUtil.java:212)
... 89 more

]]



Steps to reproduce:

1. Go to Settings -> Members tab of the Group Space.
2. Specify a user and select the role.
3. Choose the option:  Invite users, let users decide whether to join group space
4. Click on Add Members

    Notice you get the popup error

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms