Cannot Delete A WebCenter Space: "An Error Occurred While Trying To Remove Role Moderator" and LDAP Error Code 53 - Function Not Implemented (Doc ID 1521445.1)

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

When attempting to remove a Space, the following error occurs.

ERROR  in Browser

WCS#2013.01.08.15.12.59: Unable to delete selected space(s).
Error
WCS#2013.01.08.15.12.59 : Deletion of the space resulted in errors. The main error is - An error occurred while trying to remove role Moderator from the policy store. You may want to try deleting the space again later. If the error persists, contact the administrator.

 
In Diagnostics log

[2013-01-08T15:13:00.121-05:00] [WC_Spaces] [ERROR] [] [oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '2' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: James.1257697181-AAA] [ecid: 0000XsOt2KIFKAlh0tbe4j0001U800001z,0:1] [APP: webcenter#11.1.1.4.0] [URI: /webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/webcenterapp/view/pages/admin/WebCenterAdmin-Communities.jspx] getDisplayMessage Called=oracle.webcenter.spaces.SpacesException[[
oracle.webcenter.spaces.SpacesException: Deletion of the space resulted in errors. The main error is - An error occurred while trying to remove role Moderator from the policy store. You may want to try deleting the space again later. If the error persists, contact the administrator.
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.SpacesManagerImpl.deleteInternal(SpacesManagerImpl.java:2407)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.SpacesManagerImpl.deleteGroupSpaceHierarchy(SpacesManagerImpl.java:2163)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.SpacesManagerImpl.access$300(SpacesManagerImpl.java:225)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.SpacesManagerImpl$3.run(SpacesManagerImpl.java:2068)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsSubject.doAsPrivileged(JpsSubject.java:259)
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Caused by: oracle.webcenter.spaces.operations.GroupSpaceOpsException: An error occurred while trying to remove role Moderator from the policy store
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.operations.GroupSpaceOpsSecurityHandlerPlugin.preDeleteGroupSpace(GroupSpaceOpsSecurityHandlerPlugin.java:555)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.SpacesManagerImpl.deleteInternal(SpacesManagerImpl.java:2323)
... 131 more
Caused by: oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.security.WCSecurityException: An error occurred while trying to remove role Moderator from the policy store
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.model.security.WCSecurityManagerImpl.dropRole(WCSecurityManagerImpl.java:759)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.security.SpacesSecurityManagerImpl.dropRole(SpacesSecurityManagerImpl.java:554)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.security.SpacesSecurityManagerImpl.delete(SpacesSecurityManagerImpl.java:2122)
at oracle.webcenter.spaces.internal.model.operations.GroupSpaceOpsSecurityHandlerPlugin.preDeleteGroupSpace(GroupSpaceOpsSecurityHandlerPlugin.java:543)
... 132 more
Caused by: oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.security.WCSecurityException: An error occurred while trying to remove role Moderator from the policy store
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.model.security.WCSecurityManagerImpl.dropJpsRole(WCSecurityManagerImpl.java:652)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.model.security.WCSecurityManagerImpl.dropRole(WCSecurityManagerImpl.java:755)
... 135 more
Caused by: oracle.security.jps.service.policystore.PolicyStoreOperationNotAllowedException: javax.naming.OperationNotSupportedException: [LDAP: error code 53 - Function Not Implemented]; remaining name 'cn=Policies,cn=webcenter,cn=ofmd_domain,cn=JPSContext,cn=jpsroot_wc'
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.ldap.NamingExceptionUtils.namingExceptionToPolicyStoreException(NamingExceptionUtils.java:98)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.model.security.WCSecurityManagerImpl$3.run(WCSecurityManagerImpl.java:628)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.model.security.WCSecurityManagerImpl.dropJpsRole(WCSecurityManagerImpl.java:620)
... 136 more
Caused by: javax.naming.OperationNotSupportedException: [LDAP: error code 53 - Function Not Implemented]; remaining name 'cn=Policies,cn=webcenter,cn=ofmd_domain,cn=JPSContext,cn=jpsroot_wc'
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.mapErrorCode(LdapCtx.java:3140)
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.processReturnCode(LdapCtx.java:3013)
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.processReturnCode(LdapCtx.java:2820)
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.searchAux(LdapCtx.java:1829)
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.c_search(LdapCtx.java:1752)
... 146 more

 

Cause

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