SOA 12.1.3: File Adapter unexpectedly creating multiple flow instances (Doc ID 2204501.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Issue observed in scenario where a BPEL component reads a file from a web service -> Saves the file to the file system (File Adapter) -> Reads the file from same folder (File Adapter) -> Does further processing.
Observation - Reading the file creates new flow instances.

Cause

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