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BPEL Server Does Not Catch Exceptions Thrown By Custom XPath Functions (Doc ID 458434.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager 10g - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 10-May-2010
Reviewed and updated on 25-Jan-2012


The BPEL server does not catch exceptions thrown by custom XPath functions such as XPathFunctionException or ora:parseEscapedXML.

The following behaviour occurs when an exception is thrown using XPathFunctionException or an error occurs when using Xpath functions such as ora:parseEscapedXML: 

  1. The instance disappears from BPEL console.
  2. BPEL CatchAll does not catch the exception.
  3. The following errors are written to the domain log file:
    ORABPEL-05002 and


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