Error "WSM-04694 : An Invalid Directory Was Provided to Connect to a File-Base MDS Repository" When Accessing OWSM Policies in JDeveloper (Doc ID 1524983.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Web Services Manager - Version 11.1.1.4.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 11gR1]
Oracle JDeveloper - Version 11.1.1.4.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Attaching OWSM 11g policies to a Web Service in JDeveloper, for example as described in
Document 972284.1 How To Apply an OWSM 11g Policy to a Web Service and Invoke It?
fails with an error WSM-04694:

SEVERE: The policy manager repository path "C:\Documents%20and%20Settings\myuser\Application%20Data\JDeveloper\system11.1.1.6.38.62.29\DefaultDomain\oracle\store\gmds" does not contain any valid directories.
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: WSM-04694 : An invalid directory was provided to connect to a file-base MDS repository.

 

Cause

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