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Moving a Folder Results in Many Update Calls to the FolderFiles Database Table (Doc ID 2017481.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2023

Applies to:

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


When you move a folder, there are many update calls to the FolderFiles table.

Every content item in the folder being moved gets 3 update calls to the FolderFiles table.

There should not be any need to update the FolderFiles table when a folder is moved, since nothing on the content items within that folder changes.

The only update needed should be the update to the FolderFolders table to change the FPARENTGUID value for the folder that is moved to the value for its new parent.

To reproduce issue:

  1. Create a folder containing several content items.
  2. Turn on systemdatabase tracing.
  3. Move that folder to a new parent folder.
  4. Look at the server output tracing.  You will see 3 update calls to the FolderFiles table for every content item in the folder that was moved.



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