Sites 11gr1 Install: Ping DB And DB Permissions Has Failed: javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: Unable to resolve datasource name

(Doc ID 1531480.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.1 to 11.1.1.8.0 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for currency 4-AUG-2014***

Symptoms

When installing WebCenter Sites 11gR1, the HelloCS is successful but Ping DB and Permissions failed

The following error is seen in the sites.log:

Exception on lookup of data source {datasource name}
javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: Unable to resolve '{datasource name}'. Resolved ''; remaining name '{datasource name}'
e.g.
[FATAL][fatwire.logging.cs.db] Exception on lookup of data source wcsDataSource
javax.naming.NameNotFoundException: Unable to resolve 'wcsDataSource'. Resolved ''; remaining name 'wcsDataSource'

Cause

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