MDS-00013: no metadata found for metadata object "/oracle/webcenter/..." After Deploying a Custom WebCenter Portal

(Doc ID 1503173.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 05-May-2015


Created a custom WebCenter Portal Application and deployed it to a managed server in Fusion Middleware  WebCenter domain.  It will not run, however, and a variant of error below is reported in the logs:

<Error> <oracle.webcenter.peopleconnections.profile.ProfileFactory> <BEA-000000> <
oracle.mds.core.MetadataNotFoundException: MDS-00013: no metadata found for metadata object "/oracle/webcenter/peopleconnections/profile/metadata/people-profile-config.xml"
       at oracle.mds.core.MetadataObject.getBaseMO(
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getBaseMO(
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getMetadataObject(
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getMetadataObject(


A custom MAR deployment profile has been created for the application in JDeveloper (via Application Properties > Deployment > New > Mar File).


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