Business Rules error "javax.xml.bind.UnmarshalException: unexpected element" (Doc ID 1302327.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version: 11.1.1.3.0 to 11.1.1.4.0 - Release: 11gR1 to 11gR1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When running a composite with business rules it sometimes fails with following error for the instance:
<errorInfo>
<errorMessage>unexpected element (uri:" <namespace_here>  ", local:" <parameter_name_here> "). Expected elements are <{<same_namespace_as_above_here>}<another_parameter_here>></errorMessage>
</errorInfo>

While in the logs you can find the following exception:
Caused by: javax.xml.bind.UnmarshalException: unexpected element

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