'Address is not an allowable remote socket address' Error Accessing Content Server from Webcenter Spaces (Doc ID 1469715.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 19-Dec-2013

Symptoms


THis was seen on an environment with Webcenter Spaces 11.1.1.5  integrated with Content Server 11.1.1.5 using the instructions here:
Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebCenter
Section 11.6.2 Registering Content Repositories Using Fusion Middleware Control

However, this could potentially also be seen in later versions of WebCenter Spaces and WebCenter Content.

The Documents task flow does not work in Webcenter Spaces.
This Error is seen in the browser: "Error contacting the content repository."

This error stack is seen in Webcenter Spaces managed server log file :

<Error> <oracle.webcenter.content.integration.RepositoryException> <BEA-000000> <Jun 20, 2012 5:46:49 AM oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge doPingRepository
SEVERE: Unable to ping Content Server associated with repository xxxx at host xxxx and port 4444.  When calling service PING_SERVER, as user sysadmin, at timestamp 6/20/12 5:46 AM ...
at oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge.doPingRepository(UCMBridge.java:1807)
    at oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge.connectToServer(UCMBridge.java:1828)
    at oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge.getBridge(UCMBridge.java:331)
    at oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge.getBridge(UCMBridge.java:294)
    at oracle.webcenter.doclib.internal.spaces.DoclibServiceScopeAPI.isDoclibConfigured(DoclibServiceScopeAPI.java:204)
    at oracle.webcenter.doclib.internal.spaces.DoclibServiceSetupListener.doPopulateServer(DoclibServiceSetupListener.java:242)
    at oracle.webcenter.doclib.internal.spaces.DoclibServiceSetupListener.contextInitialized(DoclibServiceSetupListener.java:132)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.EventsManager$FireContextListenerAction.run(EventsManager.java:481)
    at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
    at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.EventsManager.notifyContextCreatedEvent(EventsManager.java:181)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources(WebAppServletContext.java:1872)
...

Followed by this :
Caused By: oracle.stellent.ridc.protocol.ServiceException: Unable to establish connection to the server. Permission denied. Address 'nn.nnn.nnn.nn' is not an allowable remote socket address.
...


This WARNING may also be seen :

 <Warning> <oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.UCMBridge> <WCS-55028> <Error calling UCM server associated with repository xxxx.  The service PING_SERVER was called with user sysadmin at time 6/20/12 5:46 AM, and returned statuscode -20.
oracle.stellent.ridc.protocol.ServiceException: Unable to establish connection to the server. Permission denied. Address 'nn.nnn.nnn.nn' is not an allowable remote socket address.

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