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Automatic Login Fails to External Application (Doc ID 1333269.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


External Application defined for the site
does not automatically log the user in.

When correclty setting up the external application with all the parameters it needs then after providing the credentials a blank page is returned by WebCenter.



The following error is logged to the Javascript console in Firefox:Error:

Error: document.ExtAppLogin.submit is not a function
Source File:
http://<HOSTNAME>:<PORT>/webcenter/adfextapplogin?extappid=<APP_ID>
Line: 1


Steps to reproduce
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1. Set up the external application required:

Login URL: http://<HOST>/<PAGE>.html
HTML User ID Field Name: <USER>
HTML User Password Field Name: <PASSWORD>

Authentication Method: POST

Additional Login Fields:
logintype: login
pid: <PORT>


2. Add a new link to point to the new external application to a new navigation model

3. Specify the new navigation model as the navigation model for the space

4. Access the Space

5. Click on the link for the External Application

6. In the WebCenter screen to capture the username and the password specify the credentials

and proceed to login. You can optionally check the checkbox to save the credentials.

7. Notice that the page returns as blank

Cause

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