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Deployed Process Tasks Can Not Be Executed From Workspace Due To Process Compilation Problems (Doc ID 1311399.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 6.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have published and deployed a project with one or more processes into BPM Enterprise environment. However, BPM Workspace does not show application tasks related to one or more of the processes.

When Engine logs are analyzed, the following error message could be seen :

Process '/Process_Name#Default-1.0' could not be started. Details:\njava.lang.NullPointerException
java.lang.NullPointerException
        at fuego.metadata.ActivityItem.setActivityItemInfo(ActivityItem.java:68)
        at fuego.server.execution.microactivity.feature.ItemsSetFeature.create(ItemsSetFeature.java:56)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.TransformationBuilder.addParentActivity(TransformationBuilder.java:1842)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.TransformationBuilder.addParentActivity(TransformationBuilder.java:210)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.xpdl.microactivity.CommonMicroActivityCompiler.compile(CommonMicroActivityCompiler.java:35)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.xpdl.microactivity.CommonMicroActivityCompiler.compile(CommonMicroActivityCompiler.java:27)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.xpdl.microactivity.ComposedModelElementCompiler.compile(ComposedModelElementCompiler.java:44)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.xpdl.MicroActivityCompilerImpl.compile(MicroActivityCompilerImpl.java:79)
        at fuego.metadata.execution.compiler.ModelCompilerImpl.compile(ModelCompilerImpl.java:62)
        at fuego.metadata.Process.compile(Process.java:1170)
        at fuego.metadata.Process.compileProcess(Process.java:1107)
        at fuego.metadata.Process.loadProcess(Process.java:947)
        at fuego.metadata.Process.initProcess(Process.java:753)
        at fuego.metadata.Process.forName(Process.java:190)
        at fuego.server.BaseActiveProcess.getProcess(BaseActiveProcess.java:110)
        at fuego.server.ActiveProcessImpl.loadMetadata(ActiveProcessImpl.java:1466)
        at fuego.server.ActiveProcessImpl.loadMetadata(ActiveProcessImpl.java:1451)
        at fuego.server.ActiveProcessImpl.<init>(ActiveProcessImpl.java:179)
        at fuego.server.BaseActiveProcess.<init>(BaseActiveProcess.java:55)
        at fuego.ejbengine.EJBActiveProcess.<init>(EJBActiveProcess.java:48)
        at fuego.ejbengine.EJBActiveProcess.createAndAddToMaps(EJBActiveProcess.java:66)
        at fuego.ejbengine.EJBActiveProcessManager.createActiveProcess(EJBActiveProcessManager.java:58)
        at fuego.server.ActiveProcessManager.handleProcess(ActiveProcessManager.java:434)
        at fuego.server.service.ActiveProcessService.startProcess(ActiveProcessService.java:136)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService.startProcessImpl(EJBActiveProcessService.java:88)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService.access$000(EJBActiveProcessService.java:31)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService$1.execute(EJBActiveProcessService.java:76)
        at fuego.server.execution.DefaultEngineExecution$AtomicExecutionTA.runTransaction(DefaultEngineExecution.java:304)
        at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.startBaseTransaction(TransactionAction.java:470)
        at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.startTransaction(TransactionAction.java:551)
        at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.start(TransactionAction.java:212)
        at fuego.server.execution.DefaultEngineExecution.executeImmediate(DefaultEngineExecution.java:123)
        at fuego.server.execution.DefaultEngineExecution.executeImmediate(DefaultEngineExecution.java:80)
        at fuego.server.execution.DefaultEngineExecution.executeWithoutComponentImmediate(DefaultEngineExecution.java:185)
        at fuego.server.execution.EngineExecution.executeWithoutComponentImmediate(EngineExecution.java:86)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService.startProcess(EJBActiveProcessService.java:73)
        at fuego.server.service.ActiveProcessService.runProcessesLoader(ActiveProcessService.java:118)
        at fuego.server.service.ActiveProcessService.activateProcesses(ActiveProcessService.java:88)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService.doActivateProcesses(EJBActiveProcessService.java:62)
        at fuego.ejbengine.service.EJBActiveProcessService.initialize(EJBActiveProcessService.java:50)
        at fuego.ejbengine.DistributableObjectFactory.initializeActiveProcessService(DistributableObjectFactory.java:61)
        at fuego.ejbengine.Engine.startServices(Engine.java:435)
        at fuego.ejbengine.Engine.start(Engine.java:134)
        at fuego.ejbengine.servlet.AbstractSchedulerServlet.init(AbstractSchedulerServlet.java:91)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:282)
        at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
        at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(Unknown Source)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.createServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:63)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.createOneInstance(StubLifecycleHelper.java:58)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.<init>(StubLifecycleHelper.java:48)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.prepareServlet(ServletStubImpl.java:507)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadServlet(WebAppServletContext.java:1853)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.loadServletsOnStartup(WebAppServletContext.java:1830)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources(WebAppServletContext.java:1750)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.start(WebAppServletContext.java:2909)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.startContexts(WebAppModule.java:973)
        at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.start(WebAppModule.java:361)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver$3.next(ModuleStateDriver.java:204)
        at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(StateMachineDriver.java:26)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver.start(ModuleStateDriver.java:60)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ScopedModuleDriver.start(ScopedModuleDriver.java:200)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleListenerInvoker.start(ModuleListenerInvoker.java:117)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver$3.next(ModuleStateDriver.java:204)
        at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(StateMachineDriver.java:26)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver.start(ModuleStateDriver.java:60)
        at weblogic.application.internal.flow.StartModulesFlow.activate(StartModulesFlow.java:26)
        at weblogic.application.internal.BaseDeployment$2.next(BaseDeployment.java:635)
        at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(StateMachineDriver.java:26)
        at weblogic.application.internal.BaseDeployment.activate(BaseDeployment.java:212)
        at weblogic.application.internal.DeploymentStateChecker.activate(DeploymentStateChecker.java:154)
        at weblogic.deploy.internal.targetserver.AppContainerInvoker.activate(AppContainerInvoker.java:80)
        at weblogic.deploy.internal.targetserver.BasicDeployment.activate(BasicDeployment.java:182)
        at weblogic.deploy.internal.targetserver.BasicDeployment.activateFromServerLifecycle(BasicDeployment.java:359)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.DeploymentAdapter$1.doActivate(DeploymentAdapter.java:51)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.DeploymentAdapter.activate(DeploymentAdapter.java:196)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.AppTransition$2.transitionApp(AppTransition.java:30)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.ConfiguredDeployments.transitionApps(ConfiguredDeployments.java:233)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.ConfiguredDeployments.activate(ConfiguredDeployments.java:169)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.ConfiguredDeployments.deploy(ConfiguredDeployments.java:123)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.DeploymentServerService.resume(DeploymentServerService.java:173)
        at weblogic.management.deploy.internal.DeploymentServerService.start(DeploymentServerService.java:89)
        at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
        at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:200)
        at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:172)


*** This issue can also be reproduced after deploying the project using BPM Studio.

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