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3091027 - Workflow cannot be started by triggering events


  • When starting a workflow by raising the workflow triggering events from application activities or test transaction SWUE, the workflow is not started and end users do not receive work items in their workflow inbox. 
  • In event trace SWEL errors like the followings can be seen. 
    • Database error '4' reading table 'SWD_LINES' (Message No. WD311)
    • Database error '4' reading table 'SWD_FUNCS' (Message No. WD311)
  • In transaction SWEQBROWSER, you can find the event stuck with status "Waiting because of error". 



  • SAP Business Workflow
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4 HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


Waiting because of e, WD311, SWD_LINES, SWD_FUNCS, SWELS , KBA , BC-BMT-WFM , Business Workflow , BC-BMT-WFM-EVT , Eventmanager , Problem

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