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Tutorial: Configuring Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) with Oracle WebCenter Portal and Oracle Content Server (UCM) R11 (PS5/PS6/dot8) (Doc ID 1460830.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

Applies to:

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


You can configure Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) as the frontend for WebCenter Portal Components. Some scenarios that require OHS as the frontend are:

In this tutorial you will configure the Oracle HTTP Server to listen on port 80 and proxy the requests to WebCenter Portal and Oracle WebCenter Content.

This document has been fully tested with the following releases:

This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter Portal.
In this tutorial we will cover the following topics:

The following diagram shows the configuration that will be performed in this document:


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 dot8 ( release.

For previous releases you can find the documentation here:
   Oracle Fusion Middleware Documentation



This document is intended for WebCenter Portal administrators who need to set up Web Tier in front of WebCenter Portal.

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. Checking the System Requirements
 5. Obtaining the Software for your platform
 6. Installing and Configuring Oracle WebTier Utilities
 7. Managing the Oracle Web Tier (HTTP Server)
 8. Changing the HTTP Port to 80
 9. Configuring WebCenter Portal and WebCenter Content Server with HTTP Server
 10. Updating the Web Server Context Root in the WebCenter Content Repository Connection
 11. Verify the Configuration
 12. Setting the "Web Server HTTP/HTTPS address"
 What's Next

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