BPEL Assign Activity Fails With A NAMESPACE_ERR. (Doc ID 1395125.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Enterprise Service Bus - Version 2.2 and later
Oracle Java CAPS Enterprise Service Bus - Version R6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Aug-2014***

Symptoms

A project containing a BPEL process with an Assign Activity reports the following exception at runtime:

BPCOR-3067: Exception details:
com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.exception.StandardException: NAMESPACE_ERR: An attempt is made to create or change an object in a way which is incorrect with regard to namespaces.
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.model.runtime.impl.CopyUnitImpl.doCopy(CopyUnitImpl.java:104)
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.model.runtime.impl.AssignUnitImpl.executeCopies(AssignUnitImpl.java:382)
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.model.runtime.impl.AssignUnitImpl.doAction(AssignUnitImpl.java:172)
...
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.BPELSEInOutThread.run(BPELSEInOutThread.java:186)
Caused by: org.w3c.dom.DOMException: NAMESPACE_ERR: An attempt is made to create or change an object in a way which is incorrect with regard to namespaces.
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.dom.ElementNSImpl.setPrefix(ElementNSImpl.java:306)
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.util.DOMHelper.declareNamespace(DOMHelper.java:533)
at com.sun.jbi.engine.bpel.core.bpel.util.DOMHelper.copyContent(DOMHelper.java:362)

Cause

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