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Apache Cannot Connect to WebLogic Server with SSL Communication (Doc ID 1270628.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 and later
Generic UNIX


Customer was trying to configure Apache web servers in front of a cluster WLS server, but can't get the Apache working with SSL communication. In the wl_proxy log it shows:

Date&TimeStamp <> *******Exception type [READ_ERROR_FROM_SERVER] (socket read failure) raised at line 251 of ../nsapi/Reader.cpp
Date&TimeStamp <> caught exception in readStatus: READ_ERROR_FROM_SERVER [os error=104, line 251 of ../nsapi/Reader.cpp]: socket read failure at line 963
Date&TimeStamp <> PROTOCOL_ERROR: Backend Server not responding - isRecycled:0
Date&TimeStamp <> Marking as bad
Date&TimeStamp <> got exception in sendRequest phase: Backend Server not responding at line 3702
Date&TimeStamp <> Failing over after sendRequest() exception: PROTOCOL_ERROR as Idempotent is set to ON
Date&TimeStamp <> attempt #2 out of a max of 5
Date&TimeStamp <> general list: trying connect to ''/port/port at line 3188 for '/xxxx_106_UAT/'
Date&TimeStamp <> SSL is not configured for this connection
Date&TimeStamp <> Local Port of the socket is 35895
Date&TimeStamp <> Remote Host Remote Port port
Date&TimeStamp <> URL::connect SSLConn for reader is not set as it is NULL


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