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BPEL Fails to process Emails with empty Subject even though the mails are fetched from the INBOX (Doc ID 2944909.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2023

Applies to:

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


The UMS adapter is able fetch the email successfully from the email server but then the email is not delivered to the BPEL component or the BPEL component fails to process the email.
The issue happens only with the emails with empty subjects. faultName: {{}selectionFailure}
messageType: {{}RuntimeFaultMessage}
parts: {{
summary=<summary>The &lt;from> value is invalid.
The result of from-spec is null.
Either the from node value or the xpath query in the from node value was invalid.
According to BPEL4WS spec 1.1 section 14.3, the from node value should not be empty. Verify the from node value at line number no line in the BPEL source.

at com.collaxa.cube.engine.ext.bpel.common.CopyRuleEvaluator.fault(
at com.collaxa.cube.engine.ext.bpel.common.CopyRuleEvaluator.copy(
at com.collaxa.cube.engine.ext.bpel.common.CopyRuleEvaluator.copyToTypeVariable(
at com.collaxa.cube.engine.ext.bpel.common.CopyRuleEvaluator.copyToVariable(


 The BPEL attempts to assign the Subject to a variable


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