Running the upgradeWebCenterPortal WLST Script Fails with Error: oracle.webcenter.upgrade.framework.exception.UpgradeException: Scope ... uses EL #{...} for navigation which is not supported

(Doc ID 2355884.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2018

Applies to:

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


When running the upgradeWebCenterPortal WLST command to complete the specific upgrade tasks for upgrading WebCenter Portal from 11g to 12c, the script fails with following errors.



Scope: Name=Portal1, GUID=s41da2b0d_f4d5_4309_a6d7_7e036d82564f
Status: Scope upgrade failed.
oracle.webcenter.upgrade.framework.exception.UpgradeException: Scope Scope[name=Portal1, guid=<GUID>] uses EL #{['PORTAL_CODE'].metadata.customAttributes['PROJECT_SPACE_NAVIGATION']} for navigation which is not supported



[TRACE]: Upgrade may take some time to complete depending on the number of portals and pages in your Oracle WebCenter Portal installation. To monitor the upgrade progress, refer to the diagnostic log file WC_Spaces1-diagnostic.log at the location "/apps/WCRPRD/product/fmw/user_projects/domains/wcucmprd_domain/servers/WC_Spaces1/logs".

[TRACE]: Data migration from MDS to database could not be completed successfully. Review the log files for details to fix the errors, and run the upgrade again to migrate the failed portals/portal templates.
[TRACE]: Exiting class: LifecycleHandler, method: _doMDSToDBDataMigration

[TRACE]: Failed to upgrade WebCenter Portal application.

[TRACE]: Exiting class: Lifecycle, method: upgradeWebCenterPortal



Upgrade of 931 Portals/Portal Templates failed.



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

  1. Upgrade WebCenter Portal 11g to 12c.
  2. Run the upgradeWebCenterPortal script to upgrade portals.
    The upgrade will fail with the above errors.





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