SqlException can be thrown if ProcessingEngineTasks database has Default Cursor option set to GLOBAL

  • Description

    If the ProcessingEngineTasks database has the Default Cursor option set to GLOBAL, an SqlException may be thrown during the update of a task when the prerequisite task has failed.
    Tasks Database Screenshot

    The following exception can be found in the Sitecore XP log:

    System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException : A cursor with the name 'DependentTasks' already exists.
    The cursor is already open.
    A cursor with the name 'DependentTasks' already exists.
      at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.<>c.<ExecuteDbDataReaderAsync>b__174_0(Task`1 result)
      at System.Threading.Tasks.ContinuationResultTaskFromResultTask`2.InnerInvoke()
      at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.Execute()
  • In the ProcessingEngineTasks database, modify the UpdateTaskStatusById stored procedure as follows:

    Replace this line:

    DECLARE [DependentTasks] CURSOR FOR

    with this one:


Applies to:

CMS 9.1 Initial Release

December 06, 2018
December 06, 2018

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