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Exception while using WebService Task in bpmn process

Question asked by kishore.podili on Feb 26, 2013
Latest reply on Feb 28, 2013 by jbarrez
Hi All,

I have created a POC to test the Webservice task, At the time of executing webservice task, i am facing the exception. can any one please help me on this.

Please find the following
1) .bpmn file 2) wsdl 3) Jars (copied to WEB-INF/lib of activiti Exlorer) 4) Exception Faced

1) TestWebService.bpmn

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<definitions xmlns="http://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/20100524/MODEL"
   xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:activiti="http://activiti.org/bpmn"
   xmlns:bpmndi="http://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/20100524/DI" xmlns:omgdc="http://www.omg.org/spec/DD/20100524/DC"
   xmlns:omgdi="http://www.omg.org/spec/DD/20100524/DI" typeLanguage="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
   expressionLanguage="http://www.w3.org/1999/XPath" targetNamespace="http://www.activiti.org/test"
   xmlns:serv="http://test.com/MyService/" xmlns:tns="http://www.activiti.org/test">

   <import importType="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/"
      location="http://localhost:9080/axis2/services/MyService?wsdl"
      namespace="http://test.com/MyService/" />

   <message id="echoRequestMsg" itemRef="tns:echoRequestItem" />
   <message id="echoResponseMsg" itemRef="tns:echoResponseItem" />

   <itemDefinition id="echoRequestItem" structureRef="serv:echoRequest" />
   <itemDefinition id="echoResponseItem" structureRef="serv:echoResponse" />

   <interface name="MyService Interface" implementationRef="serv:MyService">
      <operation id="echoOperation" name="echo Operation"
         implementationRef="serv:echo">
         <inMessageRef>tns:echoRequestMsg</inMessageRef>
         <outMessageRef>tns:echoResponseMsg</outMessageRef>
      </operation>
   </interface>

   <itemDefinition id="value" structureRef="string" />
   <itemDefinition id="name" structureRef="string" />
   <itemDefinition id="return" structureRef="string" />
   <itemDefinition id="output" structureRef="string" />




   <process id="testWSProcess" name="Test WS process"
      isExecutable="true">
      <startEvent id="startevent1" name="Start">
         <documentation>Please fill loan details</documentation>
         <extensionElements>
            <activiti:formProperty id="name" name="Name"
               type="string" required="true"></activiti:formProperty>
            
         </extensionElements>
      </startEvent>
      <scriptTask id="scripttask1" name="Script Task"
         scriptFormat="groovy">
         <script>out:println "–This is Script Task ——"+name</script>
      </scriptTask>
      <sequenceFlow id="flow1" sourceRef="startevent1"
         targetRef="scripttask1"></sequenceFlow>

      <serviceTask id="wsCall" name="Web service invocation"
         implementation="##WebService" operationRef="tns:echoOperation">

         <ioSpecification>
            <dataInput itemSubjectRef="tns:echoRequestItem" id="dataInput" />
            <dataOutput itemSubjectRef="tns:echoResponseItem" id="dataOutput" />

            <inputSet>
               <dataInputRefs>dataInput</dataInputRefs>
            </inputSet>
            <outputSet>
               <dataOutputRefs>dataOutput</dataOutputRefs>
            </outputSet>
         </ioSpecification>

         <dataInputAssociation>
            <sourceRef>name</sourceRef>
            <targetRef>value</targetRef>
         </dataInputAssociation>

         <dataOutputAssociation>
            <sourceRef>return</sourceRef>
            <targetRef>output</targetRef>
         </dataOutputAssociation>

      </serviceTask>

      <sequenceFlow id="flow2" sourceRef="scripttask1"
         targetRef="wsCall"></sequenceFlow>

      <sequenceFlow id="flow3" sourceRef="wsCall" targetRef="scripttask2"></sequenceFlow>


      <scriptTask id="scripttask2" name="Script Task"
         scriptFormat="groovy">
         <script>out:println "–outputOfServiceTask ——"+output</script>
      </scriptTask>

      <sequenceFlow id="flow4" sourceRef="scripttask2"
         targetRef="endevent1"></sequenceFlow>

      <endEvent id="endevent1" name="End"></endEvent>


   </process>
   
</definitions>

2) wsdl



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<wsdl:definitions name="MyService" targetNamespace="http://test.com/MyService/" xmlns:wsdl="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/" xmlns:tns="http://test.com/MyService/" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/soap/">
  <wsdl:types>
    <xsd:schema targetNamespace="http://test.com/MyService/">
         <xsd:element name="echoReq">
            <xsd:complexType>
               <xsd:sequence>
                  <xsd:element name="value" type="xsd:string"/>
               </xsd:sequence>
            </xsd:complexType>
         </xsd:element>
         <xsd:element name="echoResp">
            <xsd:complexType>
               <xsd:sequence>
                  <xsd:element name="return" type="xsd:string"/>
               </xsd:sequence>
            </xsd:complexType>
         </xsd:element>
      </xsd:schema>
  </wsdl:types>
  <wsdl:message name="echoResponse">
    <wsdl:part name="parameters" element="tns:echoResp">
    </wsdl:part>
  </wsdl:message>
  <wsdl:message name="echoRequest">
    <wsdl:part name="parameters" element="tns:echoReq">
    </wsdl:part>
  </wsdl:message>
  <wsdl:portType name="MyService">
    <wsdl:operation name="echo">
      <wsdl:input message="tns:echoRequest">
    </wsdl:input>
      <wsdl:output message="tns:echoResponse">
    </wsdl:output>
    </wsdl:operation>
  </wsdl:portType>
  <wsdl:binding name="MyServiceSOAP" type="tns:MyService">
    <soap:binding style="document" transport="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/http'/>
    <wsdl:operation name="echo">
      <soap:operation soapAction="http://test.com/MyService/echo'/>
      <wsdl:input>
        <soap:body use="literal"/>
      </wsdl:input>
      <wsdl:output>
        <soap:body use="literal"/>
      </wsdl:output>
    </wsdl:operation>
  </wsdl:binding>
  <wsdl:service name="MyService">
    <wsdl:port name="MyServiceSOAP" binding="tns:MyServiceSOAP">
      <soap:address location="http://localhost:9080/axis2/services/MyService/'/>
    </wsdl:port>
  </wsdl:service>
</wsdl:definitions>



3) jars copied to WEB-INF/lib

1) cxf-rt-frontend-jaxws-2.7.3.jar
   
2) cxf-rt-transports-http-2.7.3.jar   
   
3) activiti-cxf-5.11.jar

4) wsdl4j-1.6.2.jar   

5) jaxb-xjc-2.1.7.jar

6) jaxb-impl-2.1.7.jar

7) cxf-api-2.7.3.jar   

8)  cxf-rt-core-2.7.3.jar
   
9) cxf-bundle-2.7.3.jar

10) neethi-3.0.2

11) httpcore-4.2.2

12) httpcore-nio-4.2.2
      
13) httpasyncclient-4.0-beta3
      
14) httpclient-4.2.1.jar
      
15) xmlschema-core-2.0.3.jar



4) Exception Faced



–This is Script Task ——anshu
Feb 26, 2013 6:38:29 PM org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext close
SEVERE: Error while closing command context
java.lang.NullPointerException
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.data.ItemDefinition.createInstance(ItemDefinition.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.data.IOSpecification.initialize(IOSpecification.java:46)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.WebServiceActivityBehavior.execute(WebServiceActivityBehavior.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.java:115)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.take(ExecutionEntity.java:370)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:102)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performDefaultOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:51)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.leave(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.AbstractBpmnActivityBehavior.leave(AbstractBpmnActivityBehavior.java:47)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.ScriptTaskActivityBehavior.execute(ScriptTaskActivityBehavior.java:68)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.java:115)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.take(ExecutionEntity.java:370)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:102)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performDefaultOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:51)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.leave(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.execute(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationProcessStartInitial.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationProcessStartInitial.java:46)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationProcessStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationProcessStart.java:45)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.start(ExecutionEntity.java:325)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.SubmitStartFormCmd.execute(SubmitStartFormCmd.java:57)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.SubmitStartFormCmd.execute(SubmitStartFormCmd.java:30)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.NeedsActiveProcessDefinitionCmd.execute(NeedsActiveProcessDefinitionCmd.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandExecutorImpl.execute(CommandExecutorImpl.java:24)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContextInterceptor.execute(CommandContextInterceptor.java:60)
   at org.activiti.spring.SpringTransactionInterceptor$1.doInTransaction(SpringTransactionInterceptor.java:42)
   at org.springframework.transaction.support.TransactionTemplate.execute(TransactionTemplate.java:130)
   at org.activiti.spring.SpringTransactionInterceptor.execute(SpringTransactionInterceptor.java:40)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.LogInterceptor.execute(LogInterceptor.java:32)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.FormServiceImpl.submitStartFormData(FormServiceImpl.java:62)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.process.ProcessDefinitionDetailPanel$1.handleFormSubmit(ProcessDefinitionDetailPanel.java:76)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesEventListener.componentEvent(FormPropertiesEventListener.java:39)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:490)
   at com.vaadin.event.EventRouter.fireEvent(EventRouter.java:164)
   at com.vaadin.ui.AbstractComponent.fireEvent(AbstractComponent.java:1193)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesForm.access$000(FormPropertiesForm.java:45)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesForm$1.buttonClick(FormPropertiesForm.java:139)
   at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor99.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:490)
   at com.vaadin.event.EventRouter.fireEvent(EventRouter.java:164)
   at com.vaadin.ui.AbstractComponent.fireEvent(AbstractComponent.java:1193)
   at com.vaadin.ui.Button.fireClick(Button.java:539)
   at com.vaadin.ui.Button.changeVariables(Button.java:206)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.handleVariableBurst(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:1299)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.handleVariables(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:1219)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.doHandleUidlRequest(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:735)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.CommunicationManager.handleUidlRequest(CommunicationManager.java:296)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractApplicationServlet.service(AbstractApplicationServlet.java:501)
   at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:722)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:305)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:210)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:225)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:169)
   at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:472)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:168)
   at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:98)
   at org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve.invoke(AccessLogValve.java:927)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:118)
   at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:407)
   at org.apache.coyote.http11.AbstractHttp11Processor.process(AbstractHttp11Processor.java:999)
   at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$AbstractConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:565)
   at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$SocketProcessor.run(JIoEndpoint.java:307)
   at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
   at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Feb 26, 2013 6:38:29 PM com.vaadin.Application terminalError
SEVERE: Terminal error:
com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod$MethodException
Cause: com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod$MethodException
Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:510)
   at com.vaadin.event.EventRouter.fireEvent(EventRouter.java:164)
   at com.vaadin.ui.AbstractComponent.fireEvent(AbstractComponent.java:1193)
   at com.vaadin.ui.Button.fireClick(Button.java:539)
   at com.vaadin.ui.Button.changeVariables(Button.java:206)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.handleVariableBurst(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:1299)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.handleVariables(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:1219)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractCommunicationManager.doHandleUidlRequest(AbstractCommunicationManager.java:735)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.CommunicationManager.handleUidlRequest(CommunicationManager.java:296)
   at com.vaadin.terminal.gwt.server.AbstractApplicationServlet.service(AbstractApplicationServlet.java:501)
   at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:722)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:305)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:210)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:225)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:169)
   at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:472)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:168)
   at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:98)
   at org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve.invoke(AccessLogValve.java:927)
   at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:118)
   at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:407)
   at org.apache.coyote.http11.AbstractHttp11Processor.process(AbstractHttp11Processor.java:999)
   at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$AbstractConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:565)
   at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$SocketProcessor.run(JIoEndpoint.java:307)
   at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
   at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod$MethodException
Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:510)
   at com.vaadin.event.EventRouter.fireEvent(EventRouter.java:164)
   at com.vaadin.ui.AbstractComponent.fireEvent(AbstractComponent.java:1193)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesForm.access$000(FormPropertiesForm.java:45)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesForm$1.buttonClick(FormPropertiesForm.java:139)
   at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor99.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:490)
   … 26 more
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.data.ItemDefinition.createInstance(ItemDefinition.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.data.IOSpecification.initialize(IOSpecification.java:46)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.WebServiceActivityBehavior.execute(WebServiceActivityBehavior.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.java:115)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.take(ExecutionEntity.java:370)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:102)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performDefaultOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:51)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.leave(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.AbstractBpmnActivityBehavior.leave(AbstractBpmnActivityBehavior.java:47)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.ScriptTaskActivityBehavior.execute(ScriptTaskActivityBehavior.java:68)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerStart.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionCreateScope.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerTake.java:65)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.execute(AtomicOperationTransitionDestroyScope.java:115)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationTransitionNotifyListenerEnd.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:49)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.take(ExecutionEntity.java:370)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:102)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.BpmnActivityBehavior.performDefaultOutgoingBehavior(BpmnActivityBehavior.java:51)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.leave(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.bpmn.behavior.FlowNodeActivityBehavior.execute(FlowNodeActivityBehavior.java:36)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationActivityExecute.execute(AtomicOperationActivityExecute.java:44)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationProcessStartInitial.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationProcessStartInitial.java:46)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AtomicOperationProcessStart.eventNotificationsCompleted(AtomicOperationProcessStart.java:45)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.pvm.runtime.AbstractEventAtomicOperation.execute(AbstractEventAtomicOperation.java:56)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContext.performOperation(CommandContext.java:85)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperationSync(ExecutionEntity.java:535)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.performOperation(ExecutionEntity.java:530)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.persistence.entity.ExecutionEntity.start(ExecutionEntity.java:325)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.SubmitStartFormCmd.execute(SubmitStartFormCmd.java:57)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.SubmitStartFormCmd.execute(SubmitStartFormCmd.java:30)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.cmd.NeedsActiveProcessDefinitionCmd.execute(NeedsActiveProcessDefinitionCmd.java:52)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandExecutorImpl.execute(CommandExecutorImpl.java:24)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.CommandContextInterceptor.execute(CommandContextInterceptor.java:60)
   at org.activiti.spring.SpringTransactionInterceptor$1.doInTransaction(SpringTransactionInterceptor.java:42)
   at org.springframework.transaction.support.TransactionTemplate.execute(TransactionTemplate.java:130)
   at org.activiti.spring.SpringTransactionInterceptor.execute(SpringTransactionInterceptor.java:40)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.interceptor.LogInterceptor.execute(LogInterceptor.java:32)
   at org.activiti.engine.impl.FormServiceImpl.submitStartFormData(FormServiceImpl.java:62)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.process.ProcessDefinitionDetailPanel$1.handleFormSubmit(ProcessDefinitionDetailPanel.java:76)
   at org.activiti.explorer.ui.form.FormPropertiesEventListener.componentEvent(FormPropertiesEventListener.java:39)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
   at com.vaadin.event.ListenerMethod.receiveEvent(ListenerMethod.java:490)
   … 34 more






Thanks,
Kishore Podili

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