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Custom ESS Job Set Do Not Start 2nd ESS Job When Step ID Includes Dot Character (Doc ID 2922171.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Time and Labor Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When creating a custom ESS Job Set with below ESS Job Set, 1st ESS Job ends successfully but 2nd ESS Job will not start. This results in customer ESS Job Set status : Running and does not end.

1) Synchronize Person Records
2) Refresh Manager Hierarchy

1. Setup and Maintenance > Task > Search

Manage Enterprise Scheduler Job Definitions and Job Sets for Human Capital Management and Related Applications

2. Manage Job Sets > Click + icon (Create icon)
3. Create Job Sets

Display Name : TESTJOBSET1
Package : /oracle/apps/ess/custom

Job Set Steps

Serial : check

4. Click + icon (Add Job Set Step)

Step ID : 10.PersonSynchronization
Job : PersonSynchronization
Package : /oracle/apps/ess/hcm/person/search/
Insert into main diagram : check

5. Press OK

6. Click + icon (Add Job Set Step)

Step ID : 20.FlattenedManagerHierachyProcess
Job : FlattenedManagerHierachyProcess
Package : /oracle/apps/ess/hcm/employment/flattenedManagerHierarchy/
Insert into main diagram : check

7. Press OK

8. Application Defined Properties

Name                                       Type      Initial Value     Read Only
srsFlag                                     String    Y                    check
EXT_PortletContainerWebModule String   ORA_HCM_UI   check

9. On System Properties click + icon (Add System Property icon)

Name : SYS_effectiveApplication
Type : String
Initial Value : EarHcmEss
Read Only : 

10. Save and Close

11. Tool > Scheduled Processes

12. Click Schedule New Process

Type : Job Set

13. Click Submit

14. View : Check Hierarchy and Search

15. ESS Job Set : TESTJOBSET1 is Status : Running

1st ESS Job : Synchronize Person Records ends with Status Succeeded. But 2nd ESS Job : Refresh Manager Hierarchy does not start.


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