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2136312 - BPM process instance not starting due to locale issue


Whenever you try to start a new instance of a BPM process model, the start fails with the following error:

[EXCEPTION] com.sap.engine.interfaces.webservices.runtime.RuntimeProcessException: Technical difficulties were experienced during process execution.
at com.sap.glx.adapter.app.ucon.UnifiedConnectivityAdapter.invokeProvisionedMethod(UnifiedConnectivityAdapter.java:1043)
at com.sap.glx.adapter.app.ucon.wsprov.GalaxyImplementationContainer.invokeMethod(GalaxyImplementationContainer.java:83)
at com.sap.engine.services.webservices.espbase.server.runtime.RuntimeProcessingEnvironment.process0(RuntimeProcessingEnvironment.java:710)
Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: Locale could not be read correctly. The locale string must be in the format <language> or <language>_ <country>. Please reconfigure the BPM application again or contact your system administrator.
at com.sap.bpem.base.config.FallbackValueHolder.getDefaultAppLocale(FallbackValueHolder.java:128)
at com.sap.glx.process.impl.ProcessManagerImpl.updateProcessInstanceTextVariables(ProcessManagerImpl.java:2040)
at com.sap.glx.process.connector.impl.ObjectContainerHandler.persist(ObjectContainerHandler.java:260)
at com.sap.glx.core.kernel.mmtx.PrimaryTransaction.inPrepare(PrimaryTransaction.java:227)
... 85 more



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