A process instance with a negative process ID (PID) is opened in Edit Process mode, then switched to Monitor Process mode. When a user selects Modify > Resume, the following error occurs indicating that the process is being edited by another user:
One or more of the requested processes could not be resumed because the process is being edited by another user.
This error will occur if the PID is negative and no other users are currently editing this process.
To confirm that the process ID is negative, perform the following:
This issue has been addressed via AN-70058 in the following hotfixes:
Apply the latest hotfix to your Appian installation or upgrade to the latest version of Appian
Processes with negative PIDs can still be resumed from the Processes list in the /designer interface. Simply check the box next to the process instance(s) that you would like to resume, then select the Resume option in the menu bar of the report.
This article applies to all versions of Appian.
Last Reviewed: May 2016
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