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EDG: Configure WebCenter Spaces with BPM - Extending the Domain to Enable Oracle BPM Process Spaces (Doc ID 1534852.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.9.171222 [Release 11g]
Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal is to configure the Oracle Business Process Management (Oracle BPM) Process Spaces on an Enterprise Deployment instance.

Refer to the EDG (Enterprise Deployment Guide) Documentation:

11.1.1.6.0

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23943_01/core.1111/e12037/toc.htm
Oracle Fusion Middleware Enterprise Deployment Guide for Oracle WebCenter Portal 11g Release 1 (11.1.1.6.0)
Part Number E12037-07

11.1.1.8.0

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E29542_01/core.1111/e12037/toc.htm
Oracle® Fusion Middleware Enterprise Deployment Guide for Oracle WebCenter Portal 11g Release 1 (11.1.1.8.0)
Part Number E12037-11

 

Oracle Business Process Management (Oracle BPM) Process Spaces is a workspace built on top of WebCenter Portal: Spaces, and it provides spaces designed specifically for modeling and executing business processes. These spaces include a process workspace, a process modeling space, and a process instance space.

For more information about Process Spaces functionality, refer to "Understanding Oracle Business Process Management Process Spaces" in Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Process Management.

In summary, Process Spaces relies on Oracle WebCenter Content Server and Oracle WebCenter Portal's Discussion Server for collaboration purpose. You can enable Process Spaces in Spaces by extending your WebCenter Portal domain with the Oracle BPM Spaces template. You also need to run the install.xml script. The installation script can be used for a single-server configuration as well as a cluster configuration (as described below).

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
  STEP-BY-STEP
 1. Stop the whole WebCenter Domain
 2. Install the latest Bundle Patches for WebCenter and SOA
 3. Extend the WebCenter Domain from WCPHOST1
 4. Pack and Unpack (to copy things from the aserver to WCPHOST1 and WCPHOST2 nodes)
 5. Start the AdminServer for the WebCenter Domain
 6. Verify the if SOA Domain is properly extended
 7. Make sure you access the Process Spaces scripting
 8. Perform the necessary changes to the process-portal-install.properties file
 9. Start the WebCenter and SOA Domains
 10. Run the ant script for the WC_Spaces1 and WC_Spaces2
 11. Start the AdminServer and the WC_Spaces1 & WC_Spaces2 for the WebCenter Domain
 12. Import the BPM objects onto WebCenter Spaces
 13. Configure Trusted Domain Credentials (if SOA and WebCenter in separate Domains)
 14. Stop the whole WebCenter and SOA Domains
 15. Start the WebCenter and SOA Domain
 16. Test with the WebCenter Spaces and BPM
 KNOWN ISSUES
 1. Issue with running with wcConfigServices=true
 2. Issue with the Process Portal Security Group
 3. Issue with the Cross Domain Security Between WebLogic Server Domains
 4. Issue at Login (Internal Error)
 5. Process Spaces Fails to Login with BPM
 6. New Space based on BPM Process Workspace Template will error on Document Explorer taskflow
 7. Process Spaces Portal and Process Spaces Portal templates do not show up in WebCenter Spaces
 8. WCC/UCM root folder issue
References

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