Unable To Edit Or Delete Asset: "Object must be assigned to current user before delete is allowed."

(Doc ID 1519380.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7.6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The user is unable to edit or delete the asset. When they try to delete it, they get an error message:

"Cannot perform this operation

You do not have the required permissions to perform this operation.

Object must be assigned to current user before delete is allowed."

There are no related errors in the logs.

The Status screen shows that the asset is in workflow (Workflow Process is populated), but not assigned to anyone (Workflow state says "There are no current assignments. Workflow is inactive").

Changes

 The appserver was restarted while an author was editing an asset.

Cause

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