Does Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7 Support Non-Standard Header X-Requested-With ? (Doc ID 1322914.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

Customer application cannot tell properly if the incoming request is AJAX or not.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Use a browser to go to the customer web application
2. It will treat this as a standard request instead of an AJAX request.
3. Customer code determines this by reading the "X-Requested-With" HTTP header

Example Ajax request.

POST /example/cpa/getReportTypes? HTTP/1.1
Accept: */*
Accept-Language: en-us
Referer: https://abc.example.com/example/search/showPage
x-requested-with: XMLHttpRequest

Cause

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