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How to Change WebCenter Spaces (webcenter.ear) Application web.xml Configuration File Using WebCenter Portal Server Extension Jdeveloper Template (Doc ID 2034419.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.0 to 11.1.1.9.181008 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

How To Change WebCenter Spaces (webcenter.ear) Application web.xml Configuration File ?

This is a very important knowledge article as it explains the best practices for changing the WebCenter Spaces (webcenter.ear) application's configuration file (web.xml).

These recommendations eliminate the need to touch or explode the webcenter.ear file and issues with patching and/or upgrading will no longer be of concern. This will also ensure that configurations are not lost during those activities and patches can be safely installed/applied.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
  1. Change the WebCenter Portal (Spaces) web application web.xml configuration file
 1.1 Create the JDeveloper WebCenter Portal Extension application
 1.2 Add a new web.xml file to the PortalSharedLirary Project
 1.3 Edit the new XML file and add the desired entries
 1.4 Deploy the extend.spaces.webapp.war shared library
 1.5 Test things and notice the differences
 1.6 Revert and/or default to the WebCenter Portal (Spaces) application
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