WCM_BEGIN_EDIT_SESSION Leaves The Content Checked Out On Clicking Cancel Button

(Doc ID 1593578.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Systems are being upgraded to use IE9. Data File Editing is being done using WCM_BEGIN_EDIT_SESSION calls by providing the DDOCNAME.
If the contributor is closed using Cancel Button or the close button, then the content remains checked out.
Steps To Reproduce:

11gR1-11.1.1.6.0-idcprod1-130611T110021
SS 11.0.0.817
SSXA Component is disabled.

1. Installed IE9 on Win 7 laptop.
2. Search for a data file in content server.
3. In a html file create a link as follows:
http://<host>:<port>/cs/idcplg?IdcService=WCM_BEGIN_EDIT_SESSION&dDocName=10021516200000575
Make sure the link opens in a new window or tab.
4. Open the html file in IE9 and click the link. Login as a user and the Contributor is launched. Click Cancel without making any changes.
5. The following tracing is generated:


12. Notice the extra call to UNDO_CHECKOUT_BY_NAME that never occurs from IE9.

Cause

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