Failure of Apache Bridge - https Terminates Ahead of WLS - PROTOCOL_ERROR as Idempotent is ON, method is idempotent

(Doc ID 1500973.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

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


1.  Getting 503 Failure of Apache Bridge - in browser windows when attempting to go through mod_wl_ohs to a login page.

2.  System set up terminates SSL (https) before WLS, either:

Client --> https LoadBalancer -->https OHS --> http WLS


Client --> https LoadBalancer -->http OHS --> http WLS

3.  In the mod_wl_ohs log:
313510106821> *******Exception type [READ_ERROR_FROM_SERVER] (socket read failure) raised at line 232 of ../common/Reader.cpp
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3579-06:00 <1408313510106821> caught exception in readStatus: READ_ERROR_FROM_SERVER [os error=104, line 232 of ../common/Reader.cpp]: socket read failure at line 688
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3579-06:00 <1408313510106821> PROTOCOL_ERROR: Backend Server not responding - isRecycled:0
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3579-06:00 <1408313510106821> Marking as bad
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3579-06:00 <1408313510106821> got exception in sendRequest phase: Backend Server not responding at line 461
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3579-06:00 <1408313510106821> Failing over after sendRequest() exception: PROTOCOL_ERROR as Idempotent is ON, method is idempotent
2012-10-23T10:44:42.3580-06:00 <1408313510106821> request [/cde/cdelogin2.jsp] did NOT process successfully..................



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