"Internal error: WL SSL Init failed" and APACHE Bridge Failures After Configuring SSL for OHS/mod_wl_ohs and WLS (Doc ID 1531143.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 After configuring the Oracle HTTP Server and Oracle WebLogic Server for SSL, using mod_wl_ohs to proxy, the following error shows the weblogic plug-in failed to initialize SSL:
 

[crit] (20014)Internal error: WL SSL Init failed for path /myapp in server: (null) on 0
[warn] Errors will be logged into /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.1.5/ohs/instances/OHS_inst1/diagnostics/logs/OHS/ohs1/ohs1.log
[crit] (20014)Internal error: WL SSL Init failed for path /myapp in server: (null) on 0
[warn] Errors will be logged into /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.1.5/ohs/instances/OHS_inst1/diagnostics/logs/OHS/ohs1/ohs1.log

In the browser, a "Failure of Server APACHE Bridge" error has been seen.
 
Example configuration for the above error:


<Location /myapp>
      SetHandler weblogic-handler
      WebLogicHost hostname.domainname
      WebLogicPort 4443
      SecureProxy ON
      WlSSLWallet "$(ORACLE_INSTANCE)/config/OHS/ohs1/keystores/custom"
 </Location>

Cause

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