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URL with '%' Value in the Parameter Works in WebLogic (Doc ID 1400400.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2023

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.

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


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



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