Deployment- The module is declared either in the application.xml or in the weblogic-application.xml descriptor but cannot be found in the ear file. (Doc ID 2280008.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Portal - Version 10.3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to deploy WebLogic Portal (WLP) ear file to a server and  the following error is thrown during deployment

<[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '15' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> <> <>
weblogic.application.ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: AppName because of DeploymentException: java.io.IOException: document root (C:\totalview\workspace\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.resources\.projects\totalviewApp\beadep\base_domain\AppNameApp\AppName) does not exist.
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.prepare(WebAppModule.java:397)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ScopedModuleDriver.prepare(ScopedModuleDriver.java:176)
Caused By: java.io.IOException: document root (C:\totalview\workspace\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.resources\.projects\totalviewApp\beadep\base_domain\AppNameApp\AppName) does not exist.
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppConfigManager.getDocrootFile(WebAppConfigManager.java:666)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Build application via OEPE
2. Deploy the application via OEPE
3. Observe above error during local deploy


Cause

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