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E-Business Suite Workflow Administration FAQ For Technical Questions (Doc ID 465887.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 11.5.9 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about Oracle Workflow 2.6.x.

Note that these address specific technical questions only, and are used to document solutions to frequent customer questions.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 1. How to avoid the Notification Detail.html attachment in email notifications?
 2. What is the impact of reducing Processor Min Loop Sleep for agent listeners or components for type Workflow Agent Listener?
 3. How to remove Action History region from notifications in Applications 11.5.10?
 4. Why does the Email notification shows red cross mark in the place of GIF image?
 5. When a contact is created for the customer, a role is getting created for the contact with notification preference as 'QUERY'. Hence the mailer is not sending email notification to this contact. How the notification preference can be defaulted to 'MAILHTML' or 'MAILTEXT' for these roles?
 6. Why the summary email notifications are not closed automatically even after enabling the Autoclose FYI mailer parameter?
 7. For some records, WF_NOTIFICATION_OUT table shows the message state 3, which means such messages are expired. Should I rebuild the queue to bring these messages back to normal state?
 8. How to stop sending out the Cancel emails when notification time out occurs in standalone workflow 2.6.4?
 9. A message attribute of type Text and source Respond has been created for a response required approval notification to allow approvers to enter any comments. So, what is the maximum length of text can approver enter as comments?
 10. Is it possible to have Workflow Manager running on a separate node?
 11. I need to understand GSM dependency with Workflow Services?
 12. We have often found DB 'package state invalidated' errors after updating a PL/SQL package that is used by Workflow. Is there a way to avoid these errors?
 13. On the last page of wfver.sql script output, WF_OUT --> 230 READY  What does this mean?
 14. Does workflow has any association to the SYS password?
 15. How to get the workflow builder?
 16. Did not understand why we need Workflow XML Loader when we have Workflow Definitions Loader?
 17. Can we use Oracle Workflow Builder component alone with other Java Applications?
 18. When I save a Workflow from Workflow Builder to the database, and retrieve it at a later time, I often lose roles for Notifications. Does this indicate a disconnect between the Directory Service and Notification System?
 19. What are Listeners?
 20. In the future, is BPEL going to replace Oracle Workflow with in E-Business Suite?
 21. I need to customize a workflow, what is the best practice?
 22. How the password reset functionality works & setup?
 23. Sometimes listeners might be down and our workflow might not run. How to identify this and make then come up?
 24. Is AME a subcomponent of WF engine?
 25. What are the new changes in R12 for Workflow?
 26. How do I modify retention times?
 27. Can we have more than 1 IMAP email account to receive Workflow notifications?
 28. If I cancel a Workflow item, how should it be restarted?
 29. Does Oracle Workflow need to be installed separately in E-Business Suite server?
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