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Tutorial: Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content Server with Framework Folders for Oracle WebCenter Portal (dot8+BP3 or later) (Doc ID 1668815.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


This document will show you how to configuring Oracle WebCenter Content Server with Framework Folders for Oracle WebCenter Portal (dot8+BP3).



Support for Framework Folders was introduced as a new feature for WebCenter Portal starting with Bundle Patch 3 (BP3) for dot8 release (
This new feature is supported only for new installs only.
So this is not supported for upgrade cases or existing domains created before BP3.

This document has been tested with the following release:

This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter Portal.

The following diagram shows the initial configuration of WebCenter Portal before configuring with Oracle WebCenter Content Server:

The following diagram shows the configuration after you complete the steps from this tutorial:

In this tutorial we will cover the following topics:

For this Tutorial we will show the installation and configuration process on OEL5 64bit.
A similar process can be used for other Platforms.

All references to the documentation in this tutorial correspond to dot8 ( release.


This document is intended for WebCenter Portal administrators who need to install and configure Oracle WebCenter Content with Oracle WebCenter Portal Spaces.

Support for the different products used in this tutorial is provided by different teams. If you need to contact Oracle Support ensure to open a service request for the related product.


This document doesn't replace the formal documentation that can be located here:


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In this Document
 1. Prerequisites
 2. System Information
 3. Backup your Current Environment
 4. Preparing your System for Installing WebCenter Content
 4.1 Checking the System Requirements and Certification
 4.2 Enabling Unicode Support
 4.3 Install Required Libraries And Setting Environment Variables for Outside In Technology
 5. Obtaining the Software for your platform
 6. Creating the Schemas for Oracle WebCenter Content Applications
 7. Installing Oracle WebCenter Content
 8. Installing Mandatory Patches for Using WebCenter Framework Folders with WebCenter Portal
 9. Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content
 10. Starting WebLogic Server after configuring Oracle WebCenter Content
 11. Increasing the Java VM Heap Size for the WebCenter Content Managed Server
 12. Preparing WebCenter Content for Automatic Service Configuration for WebCenter Portal Spaces
 13. Creating Boot Identity Files for the WebCenter Content Managed Server
 14. Configure the initial post-installation settings for Oracle WebCenter Content Server
 15. Integrating the Documents Service with WebCenter Portal Spaces
 15.1. Enable FrameworkFolders Component
 15.2. Enable the WebCenterConfigure component
 15.3. Enable the Dynamic Converter Component
 15.4. Verify settings done by the WebCenterConfigure component
 15.5. Set the File Types to be Sent to the Dynamic Converter Component
 15.6. Configure OracleTextSearch for WebCenter Content Server
 16. Register the Content Repository with WebCenter Spaces
 17. Verify the Documents Service is enabled in WebCenter Spaces
 18. Known Issues
 What's Next

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