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Fault Policy Does Not Complete and BPEL Wait Activities Do Not Expire on Following Container Stop and Start (Doc ID 1153259.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager 10g - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You have configured a BPEL process using the Fault Policy Framework setup to perform multiple retries for example.  The first and second retries execute, then the container is stopped using OPMNCTL shutdown and then started again, the next retry is never attempted.  The process just remains in open.running forever.

This has been seen in OC4J both when the retry interval had already expired before the container restart and also seen when the retry interval had not yet expired after the container restart.

If a stop and start of the container are not done, all of the retries execute through to the last one.

Also if there are pending BPEL Wait activities and the container is stopped and started these will not expire following the restart.

This is not a problem in versions prior to




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