HelloCS Test Fails: ERROR = The page was posted, but the success string was not found in the response. Installing WebCenter Sites (Doc ID 1908130.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 to 11.1.1.8.0 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to install WebCenter Sites over a webserver, after starting app server the installation is not progressing. It shows the following error

[2014-07-15 11:28:05.607][CS.INSTALL][INFO] CSSetupEngine.testConnectionAction: Testing user configuration and database connectivity.
[2014-07-15 11:28:06.008][CS.INSTALL][INFO] CSSetupEngine.postURL: PostURL failed for http://myhost:80/cs/HelloCS

:: ERROR = The page was posted, but the success string was not found in the response.

The response that was received =
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
HOST_SERVICE: FutureTenseContentServer:11.1.1.8.0
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:07:50 GMT
Content-Encoding: gzip
Keep-Alive: timeout=15, max=100
Content-Type: text/html;charset=utf-8
Connection: Keep-Alive
Server: Apache

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[2014-07-15 11:28:06.009][CS.INSTALL][ERROR] CSSetupEngine.testConnectionAction:
Install was unable to run the HelloCS servlet.
Installation has halted.
[2014-07-15 11:28:06.010][CS.INSTALL][ERROR] Worker.run.
Install failed.


However, the appserver starts up fine, and HelloCS loads find in the browser.

Cause

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