Http 304 Response from Weblogic Is delayed by WLS-WebServer Plugin for 30+ Seconds (Doc ID 1364218.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 9.2 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Environment Details:
WLS Version: 10.0 MP1
3rd Party WebServer certified with WLS
WLS Plugin: BEA plugin build date/time: Dec 13 2006 10:09:33. Change Number: 871803

Symptoms

If the client access a page and gets the http 304 response, then the client browser would be hanging on this and will not load other resource; which makes for a huge performance impact for clients.

With http returns 200 code, requests are processed successfully without any delay; but it is observed that when the WLS returns Http Response Code 304 to the client 30+ sec delay in processing the response

Cause

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