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A Custom Portal Application is Filling the Logs With MDS-00013 Errors due to Invalid Portlet References : The metadata for portlet binding TestPortlet was not found in MDS (Doc ID 2334551.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2021

Applies to:

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


A custom WebCenter Portal Application is filling the logs with the following errors:

<BEA-000000> <
<An error has occurred for Portlet Binding Portlet1.
oracle.adf.model.portlet.binding.PortletBindingException: The metadata for portlet binding Portlet1 was not found in MDS.
    at oracle.adf.model.portlet.binding.PortletBinding._initModel(
    at oracle.adf.model.portlet.binding.PortletBinding.initModel(
    at oracle.adf.model.portlet.binding.PortletBinding.getPortletModel(

Caused By: oracle.portlet.client.persistence.PersistenceNotFoundException: mdsId=/oracle/adf/portlet/TestPortlets/ap/Portlet1_3f837e3b_014d_1000_8002_a150b2431965.pxml not found
    at oracle.portlet.client.persistenceimpl.mds.MDSPersistenceContext.getInternal(
    at oracle.portlet.client.persistenceimpl.mds.MDSPersistenceContext.get(
    at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.PersistenceBeanFactory.getExisting(
    at oracle.portlet.client.beanimpl.persistence.PersistenceBeanContext.getExisting(

Caused By: oracle.mds.core.MetadataNotFoundException: MDS-00013: no metadata found for metadata object "/oracle/adf/portlet/TestPortlets/ap/Portlet1_3f837e3b_014d_1000_8002_a150b2431965.pxml"
    at oracle.mds.core.MetadataObject.getBaseMO(
    at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getBaseMO(
    at oracle.mds.core.MDSSession.getMetadataObject(


No errors are seen in the Custom WebCenter Portal Application UI.



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