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Inviting Non-Registered Users in WebCenter Portal Sends Email Notification With Malformed/Truncated Link to the Registration Page, and Clicking the Link Returns "Server not found" (Doc ID 2437475.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Inviting non-registered users in WebCenter Portal sends email notification with malformed/truncated link to the registration page. 

STEPS

Issue can be reproduced with the following steps: 

  1. Enable Shared Email in WebCenter Portal.
     
    See:

    Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    12 Managing Mail
    12.10 Configuring Send Mail Notifications for WebCenter Portal
    12.10.1 Enabling Shared Mail Connections for Send Mail Notifications

     

  2. Configure Self-Registration By Invitation in WebCenter Portal.

    See:

    Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    26 Configuring the Policy and Credential Store
    26.6 Configuring Self-Registration By Invitation in WebCenter Portal

     

  3. Enable Self-Registration By Invitation-Only in WebCenter Portal.

    See:

    Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    38 Configuring Global Defaults Across Portals
    38.10 Enabling Self-Registration
    38.10.3 Enabling Self-Registration By Invitation-Only

  4. Create a Portal.
    e.g.: TestPortal1


  5. Configure the shared connection for the portal.

    See:

    Fusion Middleware Building Portals with Oracle WebCenter Portal
    50 Adding Mail to a Portal
    50.2.1 Configuring a Shared Mail Connection for a Portal


    • Go to: Manage -> All Settings in the Portal.

    • Click Settings.

    • On the Settings page, scroll down to the Attributes section, 

      then click Add Attribute..

    • Add the following attributes:
    • On the "Server not found page" inspect the URL.

      Note the URL looks like this:
              http://<HOST>/oracle/webcenter/page/<PAGE>/s8bba98ff_4cbb_40b8_beee_296c916a23ed/businessRolePages/AppSelfRegistration.jspx?...

      When it should be like this:
              http://<HOST>:<PORT>/webcenter/portal/oracle/webcenter/page/<PAGE>/s8bba98ff_4cbb_40b8_beee_296c916a23ed/businessRolePages/AppSelfRegistration.jspx?...


 

Cause

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