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Updating the Elastic Search Plugins after applying the WebCenter Portal bundle patch fails with Error: Please specify ELASTIC_SEARCH_HOME_DIR_PARENT (Doc ID 2677720.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Updating the Elastic Search Plugins after applying the WebCenter Portal bundle patch 12.2.1.4.200408 fails with the following error:

ERROR


Error: Please specify ELASTIC_SEARCH_HOME_DIR_PARENT.



STEPS

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

  1. Make a backup of this file:
    [MW_HOME]/wcportal/es/installES.properties

    e.g.:
    cp installES.properties installES.properties_pre_patch


  2. Install the latest WebCenter Portal bundle patch.

  3. Replace the installES.properties with the one from the backup.
    e.g.:

    cp installES.properties_pre_patch installES.properties

  4. Run this command: to update the Elastic Search Plugins:

    $ORACLE_HOME/oracle_common/common/bin/wlst.sh updateESPlugins.py installES.properties

    Here you will get the error.

Changes

 

Cause

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