Webcenter Requires 'Enable Native Xmlhttp Support' Option In IE (Doc ID 1400175.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 27-Sep-2013

Symptoms

WebCenter Portal requires the option 'Enable native XMLHTTP Support' enabled in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7,8 and 9.
If a WebCenter user disables this setting, then this maybe break WebCenter functionality in several ways including login and logout.

For example, disabling this setting may cause logging out to freeze the page and prevent logging in again until you completely reload the page.

Changes

Microsoft enables the 'Enable native XMLHTTP Support' option by default for Internet Explorer.
Firefox and Chrome also provide this functionality by default.

Cause

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