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Deleting any Virtual Folder from the Content Server Results in the Error Message: "Unable to delete specified virtual folder. Unable to execute service method 'removeCollectionInCollection'." (Doc ID 1197793.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.1.3.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Deleting any folder (even an empty one) using the Content Server browser User Interface (UI) results in the following error message:


Content Server Request Failed
Unable to delete items. One or more operations could not be completed.

Unable to delete specified virtual folder. Unable to execute service method 'removeCollectionInCollection'. System Error: Runtime error: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:396)
at collections.CollectionStructure.forceParent(CollectionStructure.java:2565)
at collections.CollectionUserHandler.deleteCollection(CollectionUserHandler.java:2237)
at collections.CollectionUserHandler.removeCollectionInCollection(CollectionUserHandler.java:4002)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
at intradoc.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod(ClassHelperUtils.java:617)
at intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethodReportStatus(ClassHelperUtils.java:293)
at intradoc.server.ServiceHandler.executeAction(ServiceHandler.java:79)
at intradoc.server.Service.doCodeEx(Service.java:490)
at intradoc.server.Service.doCode(Service.java:472)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doAction(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:1360)
at intradoc.server.Service.doAction(Service.java:452)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doActions(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:1201)
at intradoc.server.Service.doActions(Service.java:447)
at collections.HelperHandler.executeCommand(HelperHandler.java:640)
at collections.HelperHandler.executeCommand(HelperHandler.java:578)
at collections.HelperHandler.executeOnEach(HelperHandler.java:538)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
at intradoc.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod(ClassHelperUtils.java:617)
at intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethodReportStatus(ClassHelperUtils.java:293)
at intradoc.server.ServiceHandler.executeAction(ServiceHandler.java:79)
at intradoc.server.Service.doCodeEx(Service.java:490)
at intradoc.server.Service.doCode(Service.java:472)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doAction(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:1360)
at intradoc.server.Service.doAction(Service.java:452)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doActions(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:1201)
at intradoc.server.Service.doActions(Service.java:447)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.executeActions(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:1121)
at intradoc.server.Service.executeActions(Service.java:433)
at intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doRequest(ServiceRequestImplementor.java:635)
at intradoc.server.Service.doRequest(Service.java:1707)
at intradoc.server.ServiceManager.processCommand(ServiceManager.java:359)
at intradoc.server.IdcServerThread.run(IdcServerThread.java:197))

Cause

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