E-WF: 'SMTP sendMail failed' Pop Up Error After HCM 9.1 Change To Disable the "Allow DB Update" in Workflow Configuration
(Doc ID 1391111.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.1 to 9.1 [Release 9]
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 to 8.52 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Jun-2014***
In HCM 9.1 environment Transactions like "Name Change" and "Address Change", result in a pop up error, after the "Allow DB Update" box on HCM Workflow Configurations has been deselected to disable.
Page Errors when using Name Change:
An error occurred during the SMTP session. Verify that the SMTPSender is a valid e-mail address (e.g. <firstname.lastname@example.org>). In addition, verify that the recipients of the e-mail have valid e-mail addresses.
There is a problem in calling TriggerBusinessEvent for the indicated Business Process/Event.
Review the program for errors. If necessary, run a PeopleCode trace to determine the program that failed.
TriggerBusinessEvent failed for HR_SS_WORK_EVENTS.HR_EE_NAME-EE_NAME_CHANGE. (2,302) FUNCLIB_WF.WF_APPR_FUNCTIONS.FieldFormula Name:NotifyAdmin PCPC:28663 Statement:373
Called from:HR_EE_NAME.GBL.Workflow Statement:15
The PeopleCode TriggerBusinessEvent built-in function was used by the specified PeopleCode program and failed to execute correctly on the client workstation.
SMTP Log Entries Success and Failure, sending to same emailid;
[2011-12-30 10.46.07] Mail from email@example.com to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject Invitation - Name Change - Firstname Lastname - A request requires processing was not successful.
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