Unable to Create a Site with "atg.repository.RepositoryException: Attempt to update item not created with this repository" Error

(Doc ID 2009372.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Merchandising - Version 10.0.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When creating a new sites in Merchandising, the following error occurs.

Reproducible Steps:
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create new project in prod BCC -> Site Administration -> Manage Site Assets
2. From 'Actions' select 'Site'
3. In 'What is the purpose of the site?" window, select 'Default Category' and hit OK.
4. Fill out the following fields in 'Site' tab.  Change ID to be something unique instead of keeping the automatically generated ID.
5. Hit 'Create' button. --> This is when the above errors get logged.

Cause

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