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WebCenter Interaction - WCI Publisher Searches Fail With Container.log Error: 'java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1' (Doc ID 1050395.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle-BEA AquaLogic Interaction Publisher - Version 6.5.0 and later
Oracle WebCenter Interaction - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When performing a search through a WebCenter Interaction Publisher 6.5 portlet on a WebCenter Interaction 10.3 portal, this error is reported in the web browser:
"Problem occurred while searching the contents of the portlet. Contact your portal administrator."

The following error will be seen in the Publisher container logs:
INFO | jvm 1 | 2008/10/23 14:31:52 | 14:31:52,284 ERROR java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
INFO | jvm 1 | 2008/10/23 14:31:52 | 14:31:52,440 ERROR at java.lang.String.substring(


This will happen with a new deployment of the products using default values.


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