Index Fails On Retries, Reports "Unable to index metadata only" (Doc ID 463340.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 7.5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to fully index the Content Server, the following message is reported:

Error: Unable to index metadata only

The issue can be reproduced as follows:
1. Login to the Content Server as sysadmin.
2. Visit the Administration tray and the Admin Applets section.
3. Launch the Repository Manager.
4. Choose the Indexer tab.
5. In the 'Collection Rebuild Cycle' section choose 'Start'.

Cause

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