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Failed to load webapp: '/wcsdocs' When Extending WebCenter Portal Libraries (Doc ID 1677801.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

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


When extending the WebCenter Portal application (DesignWebCenterSpaces.jws) application in JDeveloper, following the note:

Note 1557319.1 - How To Change WebCenter Spaces (webcenter.ear) Application Configuration Files (connections.xml, adf-config.xml, web.xml, etc.)?
                                      3.3. Build and Deploy the Extended WebCenter Portal/Spaces Library on the WebCenter Portal/Spaces server(s)

Fails with this error:

for task '10'. Error is: 'weblogic.application.ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: '/wcsdocs''
weblogic.application.ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: '/wcsdocs'
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.prepare(
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ScopedModuleDriver.prepare(
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleListenerInvoker.prepare(
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.DeploymentCallbackFlow$
at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.webcenter.content.integration.spi.ucm.ContentTypeFetchAndCacheListener
at weblogic.utils.classloaders.GenericClassLoader.findLocalClass(
at weblogic.utils.classloaders.GenericClassLoader.findClass(
at weblogic.utils.classloaders.ChangeAwareClassLoader.findClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Open the "Run Ant" menu.
  2. Select "clean-stage".
  3. Open "Run Ant" again.
  4. Select "deploy-shared-lib".
    Fails with this error above mentioned.

Also, having run these steps, accessing the WebCenter Portal URL in the browser fails with a HTTP-404 error.


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