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How Middleware 11g Upgrade Assistant Handles Upgrade of SSL Enabled Web Cache and HTTP Server (Doc ID 1232025.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2024

Applies to:

Web Cache - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Oracle HTTP Server - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This support document describes how the Oracle Middleware 11g Upgrade Assistant handles the upgrade of OracleAS 10g Rel 2 Web Cache and Oracle HTTP Server when these Web Tier components are SSL enabled.

The viewlet will solely focus on the Web Tier components - WebCache and HTTP Server.  It will not cover SSL configuration of specific components such as

Two SSL flows will be discussed

SSL Terminating at WebCache:

Client --> HTTPS --> WebCache --> HTTP --> Oracle HTTP Server

End to End to SSL:

Client --> HTTPS --> WebCache --> HTTPS --> Oracle HTTP Server

Useful Notes:

1. For more information regards the different SSL flows, covered by this viewlet, read:

Configuring Web Cache with SSL in Oracle Application Server 10G Release 2 (10.1.2.X.X) (<Document ID 342155.1>)

2. If you want to gain a general understanding how SSL works in a Middleware 11g architecture, or you want to configure SSL in a vanilla Middleware 11g, then read the following:

Primary Note for SSL Configuration in Fusion Middleware 11g (<Document ID 1218695.1>)


The target audience for this support document are consultants, system architects, system administrators who face the task of upgrading a SSL enabled Oracle Application Server 10g middle tier to Middleware 11g.


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