Getting TransactionRequiredException when updating a record in the database

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  • Getting this exception when updating a record in the database:

    DEBUG [org.jboss.soa.esb.listeners.message.ActionProcessingPipeline] Unexpected exception caught while processing the action pipeline: header: [  ]
    javax.persistence.TransactionRequiredException: no transaction is in progress
         at org.hibernate.ejb.AbstractEntityManagerImpl.flush(
         at XXXX.updateOrderRequestStatus(
         at XXXX.process(
  • Customer is using a schedule-listener


  • JBoss SOA-P ESP
  • ESB Scheduler
  • JMS

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