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Server 500 error Logging into Portal that has been rewired to use an external Webtier (Doc ID 1285901.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Portal - Version and later
Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After rewiring Portal to use an external Webtier (Web Cache and OHS) instead of the Web Cache and OHS that comes with the Portal install, attempts to login fail after submitting the login credentials.  The browser will give the error message shown here:

 And the URL shown in the browser will be of the format:


In addition the following error message will be reported in the Webtier OHS log file found in the Instance directory  $INSTANCE_HOME/diagnostics/logs/OHS/<ohs component>    e.g. "ohs1.log"

[2011-01-20T04:17:02.0326-05:00] [OHS] [WARNING:32] [] [core.c] [host_id:] [host_addr:] [tid: 2925800336] [user: oracle] [ecid: 98246735600] [rid: 0:1:1] [VirtualHost:] Osso cookies are secure and works only over secure http (https) :Osso Cookies are secure and Present scheme is HTTP, referer:


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