GET_SEARCH_RESULTS Fails When Ordering by Custom Date Metadata Field: "csUnableToRetrieveSearchResults!csUnableToExecMethod,getSearchResults!syNullPointerException" (Doc ID 1907624.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When trying to sort search results by a custom date metadata field, the search fails with an error.

The URL used to search looks like:

http://celvpint5404.us.oracle.com:16200/cs/idcplg?IdcService=GET_SEARCH_RESULTS&QueryText=dDocTitle+%3Cstarts%3E+%60date%60&searchFormType=standard&SearchQueryFormat=UNIVERSAL&ftx=&AdvSearch=True&ResultCount=20&SortField=xMyDate&SortOrder=Desc


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Cause

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