Attempts to Access a Webviewable URL for a Non-Existent PDF Document Generate an Error: "HTTP/1.1 503 (SERVICE UNAVAILABLE ERROR) and not Expected HTTP/1.1 404 (FILE NOT FOUND)" (Doc ID 1069388.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.1.3.3.1 to 10.1.3.6.0 [Release 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

When non-existing/non-managed PDF URLs are sent to Content Server running PDF Watermark, Content Server returns a HTTP/1.1 500 response. It is expected that Content Server would reply with an HTTP/1.1 404 "File not found" error, just as happens with missing non-PDF content items.

Cause

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