After Applying the Oracle Application Server Patch 10.1.2.3, Portal No Longer Works, all Pages return: Error: Page Metadata could not be obtained from the Portal database (Doc ID 977563.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.2.3 [Release 10gR2]
Portal - Version 10.1.4.0 to 10.1.4.2 [Release 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 22-Jan-2015


Symptoms

After applying the Oracle Application Server Patch 10.1.2.3, Portal No Longer Works.
All Pages return the following error:

Error: Page Metadata could not be obtained from the Portal database


The Portal $MIDTIER_HOME/j2ee/OC4J_Portal/application-deployments/portal/OC4J_Portal_default_island_1/application.log shows the following error:

09/12/09 13:49:27 portal: id=83751673238,1 ContentFetcher Unexpected Exception Request Failed:oracle.webdb.dispatcher.DispatcherException: I/O Error dispatching request name=content-fetcher10 label=pageMeta url=http://server:443/pls/portal/!PORTAL.wwpob_page.show?_pageid=6,1,6_13 time=3ms timeout=60000ms process=Dispatching

 

Cause

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