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

(Doc ID 1503173.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 05-May-2015

Symptoms

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(MetadataObject.java:1279)
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getBaseMO(MDSSession.java:3040)
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getMetadataObject(MDSSession.java:1211)
       at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getMetadataObject(MDSSession.java:1157)
       ...

Changes

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

Cause

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