SEVERE errors in web.xml file while customizing WebCenter Spaces Task Flows

(Doc ID 1191587.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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


When attempting to customize the WebCenter Spaces Task Flows,
the following error is displayed in the Messages -Log in JDeveloper:

Loaded customization layer values from file:/D:/Oracle/MiddlewarePS2/jdeveloper/jdev/CustomizationLayerValues.xml.
Aug 30, 2010 8:17:58 PM oracle.jdevimpl.webapp.jsp.taglibraries.trinidad.addin.TrinidadConfigurationTask configureWebXml
SEVERE: Cannot configure read-only file: /D:/JDeveloper/

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Download the WebCenter Task Flow Customization Supporting Files from here:
    Supporting Files

  2. Perform the following steps from the white paper as appropriate:

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization

    • Preparing a WebCenter Application for Customizing Task Flows
    • Preparing WebCenter Spaces for Customizing Task Flows
    • Preparing Both WebCenter Spaces and a Custom WebCenter Application for Customizing Task Flows

  3. Start JDeveloper with the "Customization Developer" role while having the
    SpacesTaskflowCustomization Application open.

    Look at the messages displayed in the "Messages -Log" in JDeveloper.
    Here you should see the FATAL error with web.xml file.


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