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2856621 - Manually Complete or Logically Delete workflows via SWIA is not working


  • During the logical deletion of a workflow instance, the status transition to CANCELLED fails to materialize for a (sub)workflow. In the workflow log, the logical deletion is logged with a success message; all of the individual steps are successfully cleared.
  • The action "Manual Complete" for a workflow instance does not set the status of the workflow instance to "COMPLETED" if the workflow contains at least one open parallel branch. The child items of the workflow instance are logically deleted. See KBA 2790736.



  • SAP Business Workflow
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.5
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.51 for SAP S/4HANA (SAP NetWeaver 7.51)
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52 for SAP S/4HANA (SAP NetWeaver 7.52)
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.53 for SAP S/4HANA (SAP NetWeaver 7.53)




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