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Unable to Unpublish Site Using CEC Toolkit: "ERROR: unpublish failed: Item not found: {CONT item ID}" (Doc ID 2907069.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Content Management - Version 18.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to Unpublish Assets From Site In Order to Delete Site

Trying to delete a site.

STEP taken:
1) Tried unpublishing the site from the UI:
  - This completed successfully: "Site {site name} has been unpublished".
2) Tried to delete site from the UI
  - Displays error "Site cannot be deleted as its channel has published items"
  - There are ~22K assets that are published.

3) Tried to unpublish the assets using CEC toolkit command
  - cec control-content unpublish -c {site name} -s DR
  - This fails with:"ERROR: unpublish failed: Item not found: {CONT item ID}"

4) Cannot find this {CONT item ID} anywhere in the site.




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