How To Delete a Group in WLS That Contains a Parentheses or Other Invalid Character

(Doc ID 1349723.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

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


You followed the instructions in the documentation here, and created a group name in WebLogic Server (WLS) that contains a parentheses:

You have since found out that the parentheses is an invalid character for a WLS group, as stated here:

You try to delete the group through the WLS Administration Console.  However, the group is not deleted and the console displays an error that states:

error result
Errors must be corrected before proceeding.

This happens with a group containing any of the invalid characters, not just the parentheses.

How can these groups be deleted?


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