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Unable to Register Beehive Provider When Installing the Beehive Portlets Into Oracle Portal (Doc ID 1279655.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Beehive - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Beehive Portlets are de-supported as of Dec 5th 2013.
For more information, see Document 2628591.1 Product Obsolescence / Desupport Information for Beehive, Oracle Collaboration Suite, Email Center, Email Server (OES), and Older.


Unable to register Beehive provider when installing the Beehive Portlets into Oracle Portal.

After following the instructions to install Beehive Portlets against Oracle Portal...

Chapter 8 of the Beehive Installation Guide,
Installing Oracle Beehive Portlets

the provider is failing to register and returns the following error:
Error: The Web Service URL is either empty or not properly formed. (WWC-43275)

Or you could also experience the following error if experiencing the second cause:
An error occurred when attempting to call the providers register function. (WWC-43134)
An error occurred during the call to the WSRP Provider: Java stack trace from root exception:
start fault message:
Internal Server Error (java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError)
:end fault message
at oracle.webdb.wsrp.v1.runtime.WSRP_v1_Registration_Binding_SOAP_Stub.register(Unknown Source)
at Source)
. (WWC-43273)


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In this Document
 Step 1:   Complete the prerequisite steps to installing the Beehive Portlets Into Oracle Portal.
 Step 2: Deploy and configure Oracle Beehive Portlets Service on the Beehive Server
 Step 3: Copy the portlet.war and proxy.war files to the Oracle Portal midtier
 Step 4: Deploy Beehive portlet.war
 Step 5: Deploy Beehive proxy.war for the Oracle Beehive Portlets Proxy Servlet ( /beehive20)
 Step 6: create your Proxyconfig.xml
 Step 7: Configure web.xml for Oracle Beehive Portlets Proxy Servlet ( /beehive20).
 Step 8: Stop and start the oc4j instance created for the Beehive Portlets.
 Step 9: Verify that the WSDL URL works as expected and setup SSL workaround for portlet if needed.
 Step 10: Complete the registration in Portal.

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