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Logout not Working Properly for WebCenter Portal Configured with OAM: Portal Session Not Killed or Unable to Redirect to a Custom URL After Logout (Doc ID 2750901.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2023

Applies to:

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



Logout not working properly for WebCenter Portal configured with OAM.  The portal session is not killed or unable to redirect to a custom URL after Logout.


Expect to be able to logout from WebCenter Portal and be redirected to an specific URL after logout.


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

  1. Setup /oamsso/logout.html per the following documentation:

    Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    26 Configuring Single Sign-On
    Configuring the WebLogic Domain for OAM
    Adding an OAM Single Sign-on Provider

  2. Test Logout from WebCenter Portal.
    Results are:

    Portal session is not killed, user can come back portal URL without login.

  3. Use the declarative component called from the portal navigation in a WebCenter Portal Template:

    <wcdc:spacesAction displayType="menuItem" id="wcLogoutLink" inlineStyle="white-space:nowrap" shortDesc="#{uib_o_w_w_r_WebCenter.GLOBAL_LINK_LOGOUT_DESC}" text="#{uib_o_w_w_r_WebCenter.GLOBAL_LINK_LOGOUT}" type="logout"/>

  4. Test Logout from WebCenter Portal.
    Results are:

    Portal session is killed, but unable to specify a destination after Logout.





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