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Error in Workflow --WORKITEM xxxxxx CURRENTLY LOCKED BY USER 'WF-BATCH()"

Im facing the a issue with the workflow , the log says that , WORKITEM xxxxxx CURRENTLY LOCKED BY USER 'WF-BATCH()"

I am dealing with Purchase Order Approval Workflow, this type of error often comes but when i try to manually approve it, it works.

But these days this error is common and client wants me to fix this..

I am new to workflows , so when I look at the conversation between u and Mike , I couldnt get it properly.. Can U please Guide me regarding this so that it would be handy for..

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    Aug 22, 2007 at 09:47 AM

    this happens when your Workflow is running a particular task repeatedly in small duration. You can delete the Lock entries from SM12 give user Id as WF-BATCH. This happens due to infinite loop in a workfliow.

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    • Former Member

      Hi Arghadip kat,

      I checked it in SM12 But there are no lock entries there... actually i retrigered the workflow and approved it .. is it because of that... the locked entry got deleted..

      this issue often happens .. is there any way to resolve this completely...

      Thankx in advance..