Find complete BPMN error traces

Find complete BPMN error traces

Scenario

During the development of a BPMN on SAP Process Orchestration you will probably arrive at a point where your Process does not work as expected. One way to find the issue is to check the traces in the Log Viewer, to find out more about the error.

Find the traces in the Log Viewer

  1. Triggered the BPMN to run again
  2. To check the BPM Status open PIMON (http://your.po:port/pimon)
  3. Go to Monitoring -> Processes and Tasks -> Manage Process
  4. Open the “History” Tab and select “Show: Advanced”. You can find the Log ID in the log entries below.
    Manage Processes: Find Log Id
    Manage Processes: Find Log Id

    If the following message is shown:

    For more details, decrease severity of log controller as described in SAP Note 1753560.

    Please check the section Increase BPMN Trace level and afterwards start again with step 1.

  5. Open  the NetWeaver Administrator (http://your.po:port/nwa)
  6. Got to Troubleshooting -> Logs and Traces -> Log Viewer
  7. Open View -> Open View -> System Logs and Traces

    Open "System Logs and Traces" view in Log Viewer
    Open “System Logs and Traces” view in Log Viewer
  8. Add a filter for Log ID and enter the Log ID out of the “Manage Processes” View

    NWA Log Viewer: Filter for LogId
    NWA Log Viewer: Filter for Log ID
  9. You can find the whole error trace in the filtered results.

Increase BPMN trace level

To increase the BPMN trace level follow the steps below:

  1. Open  the NetWeaver Administrator (http://your.po:port/nwa)
  2. Go to Configuration -> Infrastructure -> Log Configuration
  3. Select “Show: Tracing Locations”
  4. Click on “Open Filter” and filter for Location “BPMNException”
  5. Change Severity for location “ExceptionAdapter$BPMNException” to “ALL”

    NWA Log Configuration: Increase Severity for ExceptionAdapter$BPMNException
    NWA Log Configuration: Increase Severity for ExceptionAdapter$BPMNException
  6. Click on “Save Configuration” and trigger your BPMN again

Also, check out SAP Note 1753560.

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