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When Stopping/Starting A Framework Application 'Edit Page' Stops Working (Doc ID 1918469.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2023

Applies to:

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


When stopping and starting a WebCenter Framework application, the 'Edit Page' functionality does not respond any more in the Administration section.


Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a WebCenter Framework application
2. Deploy the application to WC_CustomPortal managed server
3. Access the deployed application in the browser as an administrator
4. Go to Administer -> Assets/Pages and select a page
5. In the 'Actions' drop down list select 'Edit page' -> works fine
6. Stop (Force Stop Now) the application in the WLS admin console - Deployments
7. Start (Servicing all requests) the application in the WLS admin console - Deployments
8. Access the admin page (e.g. http://<SERVERNAME>:<PORT>/<APPLICATION-CONTEXT-ROOT>/admin) directly as administrator
Note: Accessing home page of the application returns a blank page with an error as described in unpublished Bug 11739860
9. In the Administration screen, go to Assets/Pages and select a page
10. In the 'Actions' drop down list select 'Edit page' 
-> Nothing happens - there is no response to edit action.
-> NullPointerException in WC_CustomPortal-diagnostics log.


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