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SearchEngine customization fails with error - java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.fatwire.search.lucene.LuceneSearchEngine (Doc ID 2742267.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Created a custom class that extends com.fatwire.search.lucene.LuceneSearchEngine class.
After deploying this custom class, whenever a controller attempts to use a Searcher, see following error:

Steps:
1. Deploy jar file with custom code to DOMAIN_HOME/lib folder
2. In Sites Explorer, update SearchEngineMetaDataConfig with custom class, and click Save
3. Open a page whose controller executes a search
4. Search fails due to this error

Cause

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