How to disable 8dot3 Semantics Webcenter Content 11g Alert on Windows 7

When you access the Webcenter Content server through browser on window's system, you will get the alert  "The weblayout directory is on a filesystem with 8dot3 semantics. Legacy 16-bit 8dot3 filenames conflict with revision labels and will cause file loss. Disable 8dot3 semantics by running Installer DisableNtfs8dot3 and then restarting Windows"

Solution of 8dot3 semantics Issue


To resolve this issue, go to following registry location:-

open NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation and then, change the value  of the NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation key to 1. You must restart Windows for the new setting to take effect.

Please note that the solution has been tested on Windows7 and XP only.


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