Attempting To Attach Link For External Sites in Activity Stream Fails with Error "Unable to parse link" (Doc ID 1345374.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to share any external link, like http://www.oracle.com
the following error occurs:

"Unable to parse link"


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Share a URL inactivity stream and use the Attach link option to enter URL
2. Enter URL to external site, click attach button
3. Error message - Unable to parse link occurs

Cause

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