An Unexpected Error With ESS-01198 Occurred During Set Default Index Optimization

(Doc ID 2012617.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to install Secure Enterprise Search - OSES with Weblogic (mode 3) on Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit),
the following errors happen when trying to set Index Optimization from the SES Admin screen.

  EQA-15000: An unexpected error occurred during operation "update".

and ESS-01198 Unable to obtain Configuration information for application SearchESS.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Installing Secure Enterprise Search - OSES with Weblogic
  and running the two post-installation scripts below from either the backend or front end "em" console.
  These are the scripts used to "Configure ESS standalone job types" found in the OSES Install and Admin Guide for Windows (
  ( not using an External LDAP server ).


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