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SBL-BPR-00524: Cannot find step '%1' in the task definition

Applies to:

Error Message Area:Business Processes/Workflow - BPR

Version:Siebel 8.0


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SBL-BPR-00524: Cannot find step '%1' in the task definition


When resuming a paused task, task controller needs to get the step definition of each of the steps stored in the navigation stack. The operation might have failed because the task definition has changed.

Corrective Action

Delete and recreate the task definition if possible. If not, please contact Siebel Technical Support.

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version: SIA[20430] and later   [Release: V8 and later ]
Siebel CRM - Version:[20430] and later    [Release: V8 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


SBL-BPR-00536 and SBL-BPR-00524 errors occur when task is resumed from the inbox after being paused.

The specific error message is:

[1] An error has occurred while restoring task instance '<task name>'. (SBL-BPR-00536)
[2] Cannot find step '<task step>' in the task definition (SBL-BPR-00524)

This issue only happens when the task has two or more subtasks and the task has been paused in the main task flow after going through the steps in the second subtask or subsequent/later subtasks.

This is a regression issue which was shown to be happening in version and, and the same task had no issue in version


This issue has been reproduced in minimally configured standard application on version and and has been reported as a product defect via Change Request (CR) 12-20227ZN BUG 10601938.

The issue was shown to not be present in


A Quick Fix for is available for this issue. 20433 SBA QF0980 SEBL_ARU
You can find this QF by searching for patch number/name = 10305746

As of the publishing of this document, this issue is planned to be fixed in version fix pack.

If you face this issue on a different version, please contact Oracle technical support if you need assistance determining if there is a fix available for your version, or determining if the fix is available in any higher fix pack.

If you face this issue on a lower fix pack for this version, please consider moving to higher fix pack to utilize the QF listed above which is readily available. Please not that any QF which lists the QF above as an obsolete QF should also contain the fix for this issue.

CR: 10601938 BUG 10601938

CR summary: SBL-BPR-00536 SBL-BPR-00524 on PAUSE/RESUME when Task has 2 or more subtasks



PATCH:10305746 - 20433 SBA QF0980 SEBL_ARU

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