E-WF: After Upgrade to PT 8.52, Application Engine (AE) Programs Using the SendMail() Function Keep Attachment Files Locked Even After AE Runs To Success

(Doc ID 1513275.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.52 to 8.52 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.52 version, Workflow



File is being used by another process


Too many open files. (2,633


Could not connect to SMTP host: localhost, port: 25

SendMail() Function keeps attachment files locked after completion. 

Files which are attached to mails should be unlocked as soon as the mail is sent.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Use Sendmail() function as part of AE program which will trigger the E-Mails.
2. After the AE program finishes, try to moving the attached files to different folders, it throws a error that file is being used by another process. Lock will be released only when the process scheduler is bounced.


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