Browser Is Redirected To Current Page Instead Of Home Page After Session Expiry After Upgrade From WebCenter Portal to

(Doc ID 1529217.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

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


In a WebCenter Portal application, users are redirected to the application's Home page after session expiry. The application was upgraded from release to After the upgrade, users are not redirected to the Home page after session expiry. They get redirected to the last visited page after submitting their credentials on the Login page.

The WebCenter Portal application was customized according to the guidelines in the following Internet blogs to handle navigation and session expiry:

Test case

  1. Download the attached project file and unzip the contents.
  2. Open the SampleApp.jws from the unzipped content in JDeveloper with the WebCenter Portal Framework extension installed.
  3. Run the application.
  4. The application will open in a browser. Login as weblogic user.
  5. The home.jspx page is displayed.
  6. Click Search Order link in menu to navigate to SearchOrd.jspx.
  7. In SearchOrd.jspx, click on the Submit button (no visual action, the browser will remain on the SearchOrd.jspx page).
  8. Wait until the session has expired.
  9. Acknowlegde the session expiry by clicking on the OK button in the Page Expired message window - the browser redirects to the login page.
  10. Login again as weblogic user.
  11. On successful authentication, the browser is redirected to SearchOrd.jspx is instead of home.jspx.


 The application was upgraded from WebCenter Portal to


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