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WF Mailer crashes with 'ILLEGAL WHITESPACE IN ADDRESS' due to undeliverable emails (Doc ID 2497199.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Upon receiving and processing an E-mail that has an invalid From value, such as a whitespace but no E-mail address, the inbound processing crashes with an address exception

Basically When a notification with Invalid FROM value lands up in the IMAP account the mailer crashes 

SYSADMIN(0):-1:Thread[outboundThreadGroup1,5,outboundThreadGroup]:1 <ip address>:29989:1536263375430:34:EXCEPTION:[SVC-GSM-WFMLRSVC-313868-10006

:]:Exception occurred while parsing the Recipient Address

->javax.mail.internet.AddressException: Local address contains control or whitespace in string `` setting the recipient address as






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