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WebCenter Portal SES Search Returns Additional Facet (Doc ID 2313168.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2022

Applies to:

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


Search results in WebCenter Portal configured with SES and custom facets returns duplicate facet.




Steps to Reproduce:

These are the steps and configuration needed to reproduce the behavior:


  1. Content Server Configuration and actions.

    • Login as <ADMINUSER> to content server UI:
    • Select Administration->Admin Applets->Configuration Manager.

    • Under Information Fields add 2 new Field as follows:

      Field Caption: BUCKSECTION
      Field Type: Long Text
      Enable on User Interface: Checked
      Enable for Search Index: Checked

      Field Caption: BUCKSUBSECTION
      Field Type: Long Text
      Enable on User Interface: Checked
      Enable for Search Index: Checked

    • Browse content and add values to the fields on one or two documents in UCM.

    • Ensure that the Repository Manager->Indexer has picked up the changes to the documents.

  2. SES Server Configuration and actions.

    • Login as searchsys to:
    • Go to : Global Settings->Search->Facets.

    • Add the following facets for the new information fields:

      Facet Name: Project Documents
      Facet Type: String
      Attribute: XBUCKSECTION
      Delimiter: /

      Facet Name: Project Documents - Subset
      Facet Type: String
      Attribute: XBUCKSUBSECTION
      Delimiter: /

    • Go to : Home->Schedules

    • Select the Oracle Content Server Schedule and press start.

  3. WebCenter Portal Configuration and actions.

    • Login as a Portal <ADMINUSER> to:
    • Go to Administer a portal.

    • Then go to : Tools and Services->Search->Facets.

    • Move the two new facets across to be included in the search results.

    • Click Save.

    • View the portal and search to bring back results that include the amended documents above.
      Note WebCenter Portal brings back an additional facet that has the title of "Project Documents" and the contents of "Project Documents - Subset".

      Running the same search in SES doesn't return the additional facet.




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