"Domain Creation Failed" Error While Creating the UCM Domain

(Doc ID 1266028.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 16-September-2013***

Symptoms


Using Content Server 11.1.1.3.0 on Windows

When attempting to configure Content Server 11.1.1.3, an error window with following information is displayed:

  Domain Creation Failed!

  Domain Location: C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\idc

  Reason: null

  Exception:

  Traceback (innermost last):
    File "<iostream>", line 17, in ?
  TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for +: 'NoneType' and 'str'


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The issue can be reproduced using following steps:

  1. Install JDK 1.6.0_18 or higher
  2. Install Weblogic Server
  3. Run the Repository Creation Utility against the database
  4. Install ECM 11.1.1.3
  5. Run ECM_ORACLE_HOME\common\bin\config.cmd (ECM_ORACLE_HOME represents the ECM Oracle Home directory, where ECM is installed):
    • Select the domain source and specify a name and a location for the UCM domain
    • Configure an administrator user name and password
    • Configure the server start mode and JDK
    • Configure JDBC
    • Create the domain

The error gets reported when the domain gets created.

Cause

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