After Deployment / Redeployment of WebCenter Portal Framework Application Users are Redirected To the Error404.jsp Page After Login - Browser will Display : Error 404--Not Found (Doc ID 2282360.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run a protected WebCenter Portal application for the first time after deployment,
the following error occurs.


ERROR
-----------------------

Error 404--Not Found


The browser URL will show a URL like this:

http://127.0.0.1:7101/PortalSample-Portal-context-root/faces/jsp/error404.jsp


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will in JDeveloper with the following steps:

  1. Create basic webcenter portal framework application:
    PortalSample

  2. Open the pages.xml file.

  3. At the Root level, uncheck View for the anonymous-role.

  4. Start the Integrated Weblogic Server (IWLS).

  5. Right Click the Project and select Run.

  6. Here you will see the following error in Browser Window:
    Error 404--Not Found

  7. The browser URL will show a URL like this:

    http://127.0.0.1:7101/PortalSample-Portal-context-root/faces/jsp/error404.jsp

 

The issue can be reproduced at will in a WebCenter Portal domain with the following steps:

 

  1. Deploy the webcenter portal framework application to a WebCenter Portal domain.

  2. Run the application.


  3. Here you will see the following error in Browser Window:
    Error 404--Not Found

     

  4. The browser URL will show a URL like this:

    http://<server:port>/PortalSample-Portal-context-root/faces/jsp/error404.jsp

Note:
Error happens one time only after deploy/redeploy of the application.
After first access the application works fine.

 
 

Cause

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