AME: UPDATE_TIMEOUT_APPROVER_AME 3133: Activity instance 'BLOCK' is Not a Notified Activity Error (Doc ID 2065678.1)

Last updated on MARCH 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to use the Timeout feature in the Approval Management Engine (AME) approval workflow, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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UPDATE_TIMEOUT_APPROVER_AME #EXCEPTION WFENG_NOT_NOTIFIED
3133: Activity instance 'BLOCK' is not a notified activity for item 'REQAPPRV/7027-14135'.
  
AME_APPROVER_TYPE_PKG.getSurrogate(33490)
AME_ENGINE.processUnresponsiveApprovers(33491)
AME_ENGINE.updateTransactionState(33492)
AME_ENGINE.updateApprovalStatus(33493)
AME_API2.updateApprovalStatus(33494)
Wf_Engine.CompleteActivity(REQAPPRV, 7027-14135, BLOCK)
Wf_Engine_Util.Function_Call(POR_AME_REQ_WF_PVT.PROCESS_RESPONSE_TIMEOUT, REQAPPRV, 7027-14137, 263334, RUN)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Submit a Requisition for approval
2. Timeout occurs
3. Workflow gets stuck in error

Cause

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