Got Error "MetadataNotFoundException: MDS-00013" When Trying to Delete Webcenter Portal Space (Doc ID 1608906.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.7.1 to 11.1.1.7.1 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On WebCenter Portal 11.1.1.7.1 version, when attempting to delete a space, the following error occurs and the space cannot be deleted successfully:

<BEA-000000><Delete GS: Caught Ex: Deletion of the portal resulted in errors. The main error is - An error occurred while trying to unprovision the service Portlet Service. The service did not get unprovisioned.. You may want to try deleting the portal again later. If the error persists, contact the administrator.
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Caused By: oracle.portlet.client.persistence.PersistenceInvalidReferenceException: Id '/oracle/adf/portlet/MisTestPortlet_cc8f1637-64bc-4496-bc89-23c44befdd36/portletDefs/portletmis010100' not found
  Bean[/oracle/adf/portlet/scopedMD/s4d6efe1b_c2da_4906_b1ba_b3a2efbc56ad/portlets/Page1_f0d389a6_9ab2_4c01_ac48_f35b4d1df5d0].PortletDef -> Bean[/oracle/adf/portlet/MisTestPortlet_cc8f1637-64bc-4496-bc89-23c44befdd36/portletDefs/portletmis010100]
at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.BasePersistenceBean.newInvalidRef(BasePersistenceBean.java:218)
at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.BasePersistenceBean.getBean(BasePersistenceBean.java:58)
at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.PortletPersistenceBean._getPortletDef(PortletPersistenceBean.java:317)
at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.PortletPersistenceBean.getPortletDef(PortletPersistenceBean.java:295)
at oracle.portlet.client.techimpl.wsrp.WSRPClientImpl.deleteRemotePortlet(WSRPClientImpl.java:1972)

Cause

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