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Unable To Create WebCenter Portal Connections to Services Like Content Server After Upgrading from 11g to 12c (Doc ID 2539683.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 01, 2022

Applies to:

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


Unable to Create WebCenter Portal Connections After Upgrading from 11g to 12c.

Attempting to create a Content Server connection using Fusion Middleware Control causes the browser to hang.

Attempting to create the connection using wlst also hangs.




  1. Connect to Fusion Middleware Control.

  2. Navigate to the home page for WebCenter Portal.

  3. From the WebCenter Portal menu, select Settings and then Service Configuration.

  4. On the WebCenter Portal Services Configuration page, from the list of services select Content Repository.

  5. Click Add.

  6. Provide the details for the connection and click OK.
    Here you will see the application hangs.

  7. The WC_Portal-diagnostic.log will show the following error:

    [2019-05-01T14:22:30.785-04:00] [WC_Spaces] [ERROR] [] [oracle.mds] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '39' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [ecid: <ECID>,0:31] [APP: webcenter] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] MDS-02203: type validation error for the metadata object "/META-INF/adf-config.xml" at the node "(xmlns(jndiC=": Element jndiC:adf-jndi-config not expected, expected adf-config-child

    [2019-05-01T14:22:31.148-04:00] [WC_Spaces] [INCIDENT_ERROR] [DFW-40104] [oracle.dfw.incident] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '17' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [ecid: <ECID>,0] [errid: 139] [detailLoc: <DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/WC_Spaces/adr/diag/ofm/portal-prd/WC_Spaces/incident/incdir_139] [probKey: BEA-000802 [Kernel]] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] incident 139 created with problem key "BEA-000802 [Kernel]"




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