Navigation Task Flow Stops Responding. (Doc ID 1499735.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Navigation stops working one click after using the Search Toolbar task flow or the Discussion task flow.
The task flow changes the URL to something like

http://127.0.0.1:7101/Aviva-Portal-context-root/faces/adf.task-flow?adf.tfId=resourceViewer&taskFlowPath=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fsearch%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FdynamicSearch.xml&resourceBackUrl=http%3A%2F%2F127.0.0.1%3A7101%2FAviva-Portal-context-root%2Ffaces%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fportalapp%2Fpages%2FSchBuss.jspx&taskFlowParametersMap=%7BresourceScope%3Dnull%2C+resourceId%3DTest%2C+resourceReferer%3Dnull%2C+resourceType%3DsearchKeywords%7D&viewRenderer=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fsearch%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FdynamicSearch%23dynamic-view&taskFlowId=dynamic-view&taskFlowParams=%3FresourceId%3DTest%26resourceType%3DsearchKeywords&resourceTitle=Search&adf.tfDoc=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fframework%2Fservice%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FresourceViewer.xml&_afrLoop=589122613597#%40%3Fadf.tfId%3DresourceViewer%26_afrLoop%3D589122613597%26resourceBackUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252F127.0.0.1%253A7101%252FAviva-Portal-context-root%252Ffaces%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fportalapp%252Fpages%252FSchBuss.jspx%26taskFlowParametersMap%3D%257BresourceScope%253Dnull%252C%2BresourceId%253DTest%252C%2BresourceReferer%253Dnull%252C%2BresourceType%253DsearchKeywords%257D%26taskFlowId%3Ddynamic-view%26resourceTitle%3DSearch%26taskFlowPath%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fsearch%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FdynamicSearch.xml%26viewRenderer%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fsearch%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FdynamicSearch%2523dynamic-view%26taskFlowParams%3D%253FresourceId%253DTest%2526resourceType%253DsearchKeywords%26adf.tfDoc%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fframework%252Fservice%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FresourceViewer.xml%26_adf.ctrl-state%3Doi46tis4l_396

and then clicking on a navigation item does not do anything.

Steps to Reproduce
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1. Create a new Custom Portal with default settings

2. Add the Search Toolbar task flow to the Globe Page Template

3. Create some new pages

4. Add the new pages to the page hierarchy

5. Execute the Portal

6. Login as weblogic

7. Perform some navigation to see that it works fine

8. Perform a search for the keyword test from the search toolbar

At this stage the URL changed to the following:
http://127.0.0.1:7101/Aviva-Portal-context-root/faces/adf.task-flow?adf.tfId=resourceViewer&taskFlowPath=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fsearch%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FdynamicSearch.xml&resourceBackUrl=http%3A%2F%2F127.0.0.1%3A7101%2FAviva-Portal-context-root%2Ffaces%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fportalapp%2Fpages%2FSchBuss.jspx&taskFlowParametersMap=%7BresourceScope%3Dnull%2C+resourceId%3DTest%2C+resourceReferer%3Dnull%2C+resourceType%3DsearchKeywords%7D&viewRenderer=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fsearch%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FdynamicSearch%23dynamic-view&taskFlowId=dynamic-view&taskFlowParams=%3FresourceId%3DTest%26resourceType%3DsearchKeywords&resourceTitle=Search&adf.tfDoc=%2Foracle%2Fwebcenter%2Fframework%2Fservice%2Fcontroller%2Ftaskflows%2FresourceViewer.xml&_afrLoop=589122613597#%40%3Fadf.tfId%3DresourceViewer%26_afrLoop%3D589122613597%26resourceBackUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252F127.0.0.1%253A7101%252FAviva-Portal-context-root%252Ffaces%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fportalapp%252Fpages%252FSchBuss.jspx%26taskFlowParametersMap%3D%257BresourceScope%253Dnull%252C%2BresourceId%253DTest%252C%2BresourceReferer%253Dnull%252C%2BresourceType%253DsearchKeywords%257D%26taskFlowId%3Ddynamic-view%26resourceTitle%3DSearch%26taskFlowPath%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fsearch%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FdynamicSearch.xml%26viewRenderer%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fsearch%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FdynamicSearch%2523dynamic-view%26taskFlowParams%3D%253FresourceId%253DTest%2526resourceType%253DsearchKeywords%26adf.tfDoc%3D%252Foracle%252Fwebcenter%252Fframework%252Fservice%252Fcontroller%252Ftaskflows%252FresourceViewer.xml%26_adf.ctrl-state%3Doi46tis4l_396

9. Click on a page in the navigation and notice it works

10. Click on another page in the navigation and notice it does not do anything

11. Clicked on Administration

12. Click on Back to Portal

13. From then on the navigation links starts to work again.

Cause

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