Editing the Metadata for a Framework Folder and Switching to a Profile Sets Value for Author (dDocAuthor) (Doc ID 1553949.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When modifying the metadata for a Framework Folder and changing the folder metadata to a different profile than the standard profile, the Author name (dDocAuthor value) will be set in the form.  This causes a warning to be displayed, and will set the author to that name on all new content put into that folder.

To see the issue:

  1. Create a new Framework Folder.
  2. Navigate into the new folder, and select Edit -> Metadata Values.
  3. On the metadata form, select Switch Profile, and pick a new profile.
  4. Notice on the form that the field dDocAuthor is now set to the currently logged in user.  Clicking Save displays the warning:

     

Cause

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