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When Using Archiver to Replicate Content, Import on Target Fails and the Following Error Occurs: Error .... Automation failure. Import error....Virtual folder does not exist (Doc ID 1387195.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Content Server

When attempting to use archiver to replicate content from development to production, jobs fail and
the following error occurs.


Error 12/1/11 2:41 PM Automation failure. Import error for archive '<Archive_name>' in collection '<collection_name>': Invalid Metadata for '<virtual_folder_name>'. Virtual folder does not exist. [ Details ]

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Check in a new revision of a content item into development
2. See the item get picked up in archiver for export
3. See the item transfer
4. See the item fail import and see the error in the archiver log files

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot consume the latest content


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