A Null Pointer Exception "oracle.webcenter.framework.richtext.RichLinkException: Unable to parse link" Occurs When Attaching http://www.yahoo.com In WebCenter Activity Stream (Doc ID 1476897.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to attach http://www.yahoo.com  in WebCenter Activity Stream component results in an error message "Unable to parse link", and the WC_Spaces-diagnostic.log shows the following exception:

There are no issues with attaching other links, for example: http://my.yahoo.com -- this link attaches with no issues. Only seeing this issue when trying to attach the link "http://www.yahoo.com"

Cause

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