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Tutorial: Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content Server with Oracle WebCenter Portal R11 (PS5/PS6) (Doc ID 1424064.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2022

Applies to:

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


This document will show you how to configure Oracle WebCenter Content with WebCenter Portal Spaces in a single server setup.


Some Oracle Fusion Middleware products have new names as of 11g Release 1 (
Oracle WebCenter has being renamed to Oracle WebCenter Portal.
Oracle Enterprise Content Management Suite has being renamed to Oracle WebCenter Content.

Please note that the new product names are used throughout the remainder of this document.

This document has been tested with the following releases:

This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter Portal.

The following diagram shows the initial configuration of WebCenter Portal before configuring with Oracle WebCenter Content Server:

The following diagram shows the configuration after you complete the steps from this tutorial:

In this tutorial we will cover the following topics:

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 PS6 ( release.


This document is intended for WebCenter Portal administrators who need to install and configure Oracle WebCenter Content with Oracle WebCenter Portal Spaces.

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. Backup your Current Environment
 4. Preparing your System for Installing WebCenter Content
 4.1 Enabling Unicode Support
 4.2 Checking the System Requirements and Certification
 5. Obtaining the Software for your platform
 6. Creating the Schemas for Oracle WebCenter Content Applications
 7. Installing Oracle WebCenter Content
 8. Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content
 9. Starting WebLogic Server after configuring Oracle WebCenter Content
 10. Increasing the Java VM Heap Size for the WebCenter Content Managed Server
 11. Preparing WebCenter Content for Automatic Service Configuration for WebCenter Portal Spaces
 12. Creating Boot Identity Files for the WebCenter Content Managed Server
 13. Configure the initial post-installation settings for Oracle WebCenter Content Server
 14. Integrating the Documents Service with WebCenter Portal Spaces
 14.1. Enable mandatory components required by WebCenter Content Server.
 14.2. Verify settings done by the WebCenterConfigure component.
 14.3. Register the Content Repository with WebCenter Spaces
 15. Configuring the Dynamic Converter Component.
 16. Configure OracleTextSearch for WebCenter Content Server
 17. Verify the Documents Service is enabled in WebCenter Spaces
 What's Next

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