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When editing folder metadata the current logged in user is populated as the author even when value is removed (Doc ID 2512927.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.2.0 version, Content Server

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Current User is populated, rather than original author, in metadata field dDocAuthor for Sub-Folder / File Updates page.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Field should not be automatically populated with current user for dDocAuthor. If the field is not deleted than only the current user has access to that folder/content.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. User Logins to WCC
2. Navigate to Content/Sub-Folder - Update Metadata
3. 'Contributor' - dDocAuthor is populate with current user

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Users are forced to manually delete their name from the field.

Changes

 

Cause

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