Public Access To Discussions And Announcements Results in "User is not authorized." (Doc ID 1949882.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

WebCenter Spaces 11.1.1.8.0 installation.   Discussion and announcements are working fine for authenticated users, after creating a PUBLIC space and there seem to be some issues with the discussions and announcements.

For a non-authenticated user coming into the Discussions page, get the error:

"failure to authenticate the user anonymous, due to: Unable to get user profile for username: anonymous"

For a non-authenticated user coming into the Announcements page, get the error:

"User is not authorized."

The "Public-User" permissions on the Security --> Roles section of the space, is set correctly.

Cause

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