IProcessFlexAttributes.getProtectedTextAttribute sometimes returns null values for protected flex fields (Doc ID 1491810.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to retrieve an IProcessInstance through through the API , it does not return all values for it's flex fields. In the WFTASK table you can see that a value is present for the attribute but when you call:
String wf_acct_inst_name = processflexAttributes.getProtectedTextAttribute9();

it returns null.

Cause

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