R12:Performance issue when run Workflow Background Process program (Doc ID 2176384.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Other-MiscIss & KeyIndReport

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Workflow Background Process running too long due to AP_WEB_INACTIVE_EMP_WF_PKG.FINDACTIVEMANAGER

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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there should not be any performance issue.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Submit concurrent request 'Workflow Background Process' with following
parameters:
  Item Type:
  Process Deferred: Yes
  Process TimeOut: Yes
  Process Stuck: Yes
2. Runs very long time and does not complete.

3. Submit same process with following parameters (Exclude TimeOuts):
  Item Type:
  Process Deferred: Yes
  Process TimeOut: No
  Process Stuck: Yes
  Works fine without any issues.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the program does not complete causing workflows not to complete.

Cause

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