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URL With '%' Value In The Parameter Works In Weblogic (Doc ID 1400400.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Weblogic Server (WLS 10.3.5) accepts "%" values in the request parameter. However, %' character is used for the encoding of escaped characters. We can see about this in the section '2.4.3. Excluded US-ASCII Characters' in RFC-2396.

Reference :

So, using "%" is not accepted in the request parameter. How is Webogic server able to accept "%"?


When I test the following URL with test.jsp below, WLS(10.3.5) and Tomcat send different responses.

### test.jsp ###

 I am uploading the test case Test.war for reference.


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