HTTP-500 Internal Server Error During OIF 10g Login And Error "javax.naming.ServiceUnavailableException: .... socket closed;" in OIF Log

(Doc ID 1541031.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Identity Federation - Version 10.1.4 to [Release 10g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In an environment where Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) 10g (10.1.4.x) has been configured to serve application authentication requests for Single Sign-On (SSO) between other federated sites, users sometimes get a 500 Internal Server Error when trying to log in.

The OIF federation-error.log reports something similar to the following when the problem occurs:


There is a firewall between OIF and the LDAP server where the User/Federation records are stored.


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