"Cookies are disabled" browser error when accesing newly deployed web app

(Doc ID 1432783.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 8.1 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A web application previously deployed on another Application Server was migrated and deployed to WebLogic 8 or higher.
When accessing the newly deployed web app, a browser warning similar to the following is displayed:


Cookies are disabled. Cannot access mid-tier with this setting.Please configure your browser to accept cookies.

(The message above is specific to Internet Explorer. Other browsers might use different wording.)

Cause

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