Oracle Traffic Director Is Not Handling OpenAM Redirect (Doc ID 1468811.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version 11.1.1.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

On Oracle Traffic Director (OTD) version 11.1.1.6 version,  redirects for the OpenAM application is getting redirected from HTTP to HTTPS over and over again.


The setup is as follows:

Client <--> Big IP <--> 3 Apache Servers with mod_proxy <--> OTD <--> backend WebLogic Server running OpenAM application

where:


The livehttpheaders output shows:

https://server.com/openam/UI/Login

GET /openam/UI/Login HTTP/1.1
Host: server.com
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Connection: keep-alive
Referer: http://universalid.icsl.net/openam/

HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily
Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 00:41:35 GMT
Server: Oracle-Traffic-Director/11.1.1.6
Location: http://server.com:80/openam/UI/Login
X-Powered-By: Servlet/2.5 JSP/2.1
Via: 1.1 net-otd_uisconfig1
Proxy-agent: Oracle-Traffic-Director/11.1.1.6
Connection: close
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Set-Cookie: NSC_xfctsw-443=ffffffffc3a07a3545525d5f4f58455e445a4a42378b;expires=Mon, 07-May-2012 16:43:14 GMT;path=/;secure;httponly

Cause

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