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Tutorial: Configuring Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) with Oracle WebCenter Portal and Oracle Content Server (UCM) R11 (PS3/PS4) (Doc ID 1320686.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2019

Applies to:

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


You can configure Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) as the frontend for WebCenter Components. Some scenarios that require OHS as the frontend are:

In this tutorial you will configure the Oracle HTTP Server to listen on port 80 and proxy the requests to WebCenter and Oracle Content Server.

This document has been tested with WebCenter PS3 ( and PS4 ( releases.

This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter.
In this tutorial we will cover the following topics:

The following diagram shows the configuration that will be performed in this document:

For this Tutorial we will show the installation and configuration process on OEL5 64bit.
A similar process can be used for other Platforms.

All references to the documentation in this tutorial correspond to PS4 ( release.
If you are installing PS3 ( release you can find the documentation here:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Release 1 ( Documentation Library


This document is intended for WebCenter administrators who need to set up Web Tier in front of WebCenter.

Support for the different products used in this tutorial is provided by different teams. If you need to contact Oracle Support ensure to open a service request for the related Product.


This document doesn't replace the formal documentation that can be located here:


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In this Document
 1. Prerequisites
 2. System Information
 3. Checking the System Requirements
 4. Obtaining the Software for your platform
 5. Installing Oracle WebTier Utilities
 6. Installing the Oracle Fusion Middleware Web Tier Utilities 11g Patch Set 4
 7. Configuring the Web Tier / HTTP Server (OHS).
 8. Managing the Oracle Web Tier (HTTP Server)
 9. Changing the HTTP Port to 80
 10. Configuring WebCenter and Oracle Content Server with HTTP Server
 11. Updating the Web Server Context Root in the WebCenter Content Repository Connection
 12. Verify the Configuration
 What's Next

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