Alert Message - DisableNtfs8dot3 For A New 11g Install On A Windows Platform (Doc ID 1189613.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 11.1.1.3.0 [Release 11g]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
11g install on a Windows OS using the NTFS filesystem


Symptoms

After installing 11g on a windows platform there is a big pink Alert window at the top of each page:

The weblayout directory is on a filesysem with 8dot3 semantics.  Legacy 16 bit 8dot3 filenames conflict with revision labels and will cause file loss.  Disable 8dot3 semantics by running "Installer DisableNtfs8dot3" and then restarting windows.


Changes

New 11g install

Cause

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