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 DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle-BEA AquaLogic Interaction Publisher - Version 6.5.0 and later
Oracle WebCenter Interaction - Version 10.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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(String.java:1768)

Changes

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

Cause

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