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BPEL Instances Stuck in Running, but Never Complete, ' Waiting for response has timed out. The conversation id is null.' (Doc ID 1292463.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager 10g - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-May-2014***


You are running BPEL processes in 10g.  It is noticed that there are in-process BPEL instances, but these never complete either successfully or with a failure, they just remain in-flight.  This will be seen usually when there are a large number of instances submitted over a short span of time.

The following error is seen in the container logfile in $OH/opmn/logs/<BPEL container>.log, notice that the logger is set to DEBUG:

You may have already extended the following timers to long expiration times, but still receive the ReceiveTimeOut error:

(1) $OH/Apache/Apache/conf/httpd.conf --> Timeout
(2) Log into the BPEL console for the domain or domains in question http://<hostname>:<port>/BPELConsole -> syncMaxWaitTime .
(3) $OH/j2ee/<BPEL Container, e.g. oc4j_soa>/config/transaction-manager.xml -> transaction-timeout
(4) $OH/application-deployments/orabpel/ejb_ob_engine/orion-ejb-jar.xml -> all transaction-timeout values




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