Potential cause of the error: "A transaction has not been begun in this thread" (Doc ID 803758.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version: 5.7.3 to 5.7.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following exception occurs while executing an activity (likely a screenflow implementation)::

An exception occurred while committing on one of the coordinators involved in the distributed
transaction. An exceptionOnCommit will be thrown and this is one of the causes: A transaction has
not been begun in this thread

java.lang.IllegalStateException: A transaction has not been begun in this thread
at weblogic.transaction.internal.TransactionManagerImpl.commit(TransactionManagerImpl.java:302)
at fuego.connector.impl.J2EETransactionCoordinator.commit(J2EETransactionCoordinator.java:56)
at fuego.connector.ConnectorTransaction.commit(ConnectorTransaction.java:367)
at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.commit(TransactionAction.java:327)
at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.startBaseTransaction(TransactionAction.java:534)
at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.startTransaction(TransactionAction.java:604)
at fuego.transaction.TransactionAction.start(TransactionAction.java:220)
at fuego.server.execution.DefaultEngineExecution.executeImmediate(DefaultEngineExecution.java:117)
at fuego.server.execution.EngineExecution.executeImmediate(EngineExecution.java:66)
at fuego.server.AbstractProcessBean.runTask(AbstractProcessBean.java:2756)
at fuego.ejbengine.EJBProcessControlAdapter.runTask(EJBProcessControlAdapter.java:1046)
at
fuego.ejbengine.EJBProcessControlAdapter_sqd32q_EOImpl.runTask(EJBProcessControlAdapter_sqd32q_EOImp
l.java:2428)
at fuego.ejbengine.EJBProcessControlAdapter_sqd32q_EOImpl_WLSkel.invoke(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.invoke(BasicServerRef.java:491)
at weblogic.rmi.cluster.ReplicaAwareServerRef.invoke(ReplicaAwareServerRef.java:120)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef$1.run(BasicServerRef.java:434)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:363)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:147)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.handleRequest(BasicServerRef.java:429)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicExecuteRequest.execute(BasicExecuteRequest.java:35)
at weblogic.kernel.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:224)
at weblogic.kernel.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:183)

Cause

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