Does Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7 Support Non-Standard Header X-Requested-With ?
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***
Customer application cannot tell properly if the incoming request is AJAX or not.
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
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