Unknown Assembly Root-tag When Deploying A Web Application(.War) To Oracle AS (Doc ID 430715.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version: 10.1.2.0.0 and later   [Release: AS10gR2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Getting an exception referring to an "Unknown assembly root-tag" when deploying a web application(.War) To Oracle AS Server.

The actual error being returned during deployment looks like this:

Base Exception:
java.rmi.RemoteException
deploy failed!: ; nested exception is:
oracle.oc4j.admin.internal.DeployerException: Unknown assembly root-tag attribute: version. deploy
failed!: ; nested exception is:
oracle.oc4j.admin.internal.DeployerException: Unknown assembly root-tag attribute: version

Changes

The application was developed using Eclipse 3.2.1. Initial testing and deplyoment to WebSphere completed succesfully

Cause

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