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E1: WCS: Frequently Asked Questions on Installing and Configuring Oracle WebCenter Portal for EnterpriseOne (Doc ID 2021380.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This document answers the most common questions on Oracle WebCenter Portal regarding the installation and configuration procedures.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Where are the Guides located for Installation and Configuration of  WebCenter Portal for EnterpriseOne?
 Question 2: Do we need to purchase Oracle WebCenter license in order to utilize it as a portal for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne?
 Question 3: Where are the Certifications located for WebCenter Portal for EnterpriseOne?
 Question 4: What is the Download location for different components required for WebCenter Portal installation?
 Question 5:  Do we need to install separate Database Server for Portal Installation?
 Question 6: The portal reference guide mentioned the following patches are required:  p6880880 - Obtain the latest Opatch version ( or higher).  What is this Opatch and for what product is this patch for? Is this for the Web center Portal or for the Oracle Database?
 Question 7: Can we install the latest Bundle Patch to our WebCenter Portal configuration?
 Question 8: What latest patches needs to be installed to support Internet Explorer 11 with WebCenter Portal
 Question 9: After post Webcenter portal installation, you have to configure a separate JAS instance which would act as a WSRP producer. Then register this WSRP producer instance to the portal. Is this a New JAS HTML instance or can you use existing JAS instances?
 Question 10: What is the process to deploy WSRP components to a JAS instance?
 Question 11: What are steps to deploy the custom EnterpriseOne portlets or changes to any existing portlet to Portal in WSRP configuration?
 Question 12: Does EnterpriseOne support WebCenter Portal Clustering?
 Question 13: Compression need to be turned off before registering a JAS instance as WSRP Producer, but can we turn the compression ON after successfully registering the Producer?
 Question 14:  If External HTTP Server is placed in front of WebCenter Portal to manage the EnterpriseOne user requests, so can compression be turned ON at HTTP Server level for compression of the data between the HTTP Server and the browser client?
 Question 15: Is it possible to install a JAS server on the same domain as WebCenter?
 Question 16: Does EnterpriseOne fully support WCS portlet parameters?
 Question 17: How can WebCenter be configured to access and render custom EnterpriseOne application versions?
 Question 18: How to troubleshoot the process of registering a JAS server as a portlet (WSRP) provider?
 Question 19: Any version of a portlet application is not available after implementing Employee Self Service portal?
 Question 20: Where is the documentation located for setting up Supplier Self Service, Buyer Workspace, Customer Self Service, etc. Portlets?

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