Opening A Knowledge Directory Document With Plus Sign In Document Name Results In 404 Page Not Found Error (Doc ID 1949921.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Interaction - Version 10.3.3.0 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2
This issue only occurs with IIS 7 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008.

Symptoms

Friendly URLs with plus signs ("+") in the document name result in an HTTP 404 error, "Page not found."

URLs that exhibit this behavior are similar to this: https://portal.company.com/portal/server.pt/document/name+of+document

These types of URLs are seen to be allowed, as documented in the Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebCenter Interaction 10g Release 4 (10.3.3.0.0): Directing Users to Portal Areas with Friendly URLs

Changes

When upgrading Webcenter Interaction Portal from 6.5 to 10.3.3, the platform was also upgraded to Microsoft Windows 2008 and IIS 7.

Cause

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