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How To Configure Webcenter Content for a Single Node Elasticsearch on Windows (Doc ID 2760111.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2023

Applies to:

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


Starting with Webcenter Content, Elasticsearch is now available to be used as the search index.

This KM will cover the steps to install Elasticsearch as a single node running on Windows and configure the WCC to access it.


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In this Document
 WCC and Elasticsearch requirements
 Webcenter Content or higher
 Elasticsearch 7.6.0
 Note: WCC now supports newer Elasticsearch 7.X versions such as 7.16.2 that addresses the log4j security issue.
 The elasticsearch-rest-client-7.6.0.jar file
 Curl for Windows
 The four ways to configure ES for WCC
 Install and configure Elasticsearch as a single node on the WCC system
 Running Elasticsearch as a Windows Service
 Running Elasticsearch on a different system
 Configure the WCC to access Elasticsearch
 If this is a newly created WCC and has been started but not yet logged into
 If this is an existing WCC and is set for DATABASE.METADATA or OracleTextSearch
 Indexing and Searching on Elasticsearch
 By doing a collection rebuild in Repository Manager.
 By migrating the previous index, OracleTextSearch or DATABASE.METADATA to Elasticsearch
 Support for Elasticsearch
 Note on creating new or migrating metadata fields

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