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Using People Connection Services in a Custom WebCenter Application Is Showing Errors (Doc ID 1067034.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to add People Connections to a custom WebCenter application and use them at runtime deployed on JDeveloper embedded WLS on a Windows platform the following error is shown: Illegal character in opaque part at index 16: zip:C:/Documents and Settings/vijayku/Application Data/JDeveloper/system11.!/oracle/webcenter/peopleconnections/profile/default-profile-config.xml
Cause: There was an error executing adrci commands; the following errors have been found "DIA-48415: Syntax error found in string [create home base=C:\\Documents and Settings\\vijayku\\Application] at column [65]
DIA-48447: The input path [C:\\Documents and Settings\\vijayku\\Application Data\\JDeveloper\\system11.\\DefaultDomain\\servers\\DefaultServer\\adr] does not contain any ADR homes
DIA-48447: The input path [diag\ofm\defaultdomain\defaultserver] does not contain any ADR homes
DIA-48494: ADR home is not set, the corresponding operation cannot be done
Action: Ensure that command line tool "adrci" can be executed from the command line.
at oracle.dfw.impl.incident.ADRHelper.invoke(
at oracle.dfw.impl.incident.ADRHelper.createIncident(
at oracle.dfw.impl.incident.DiagnosticsDataExtractorImpl.createADRIncident(



The following parts of the Tutorial have been followed:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Tutorial for Oracle WebCenter Developers
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)
Part Number E10273-03

Step 8: Add the People Connections Service to Your Application. 
Step 9: Use the People Connections Service in Your Application at Runtime.

 Steps to reproduce are e.g.:

1. Create a new application based on webcenter template. 
2. Create a jspx page. 
3. Drop a search taskflow on the new page. 
4. Enable ADF security and add users like fmwamdin/orcladmin. 
5. Save and run the page. 
6. Login as fmwadmin. 
7. Search for "fmwadmin" in search taskflow.

When it is returned under People service, click on it and it opens a dialog and throws the above error.


JDeveloper has been installed on Windows in a directory underneath C:/Documents and Settings/...


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