HandlerChain Does Not Work When Using Relative Path

(Doc ID 1561519.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A WebService is annotated with HandlerChain using a relative path:

For example:

When the WebService is deployed in non-exploded format (for example a .war file), the handler-chain.xml file is not being used and hence handlers are not invoked.
When the same WebService is deployed in exploded format, the handler-chain.xml file is used and handlers are invoked.


The same can be seen when deploying for example from OEPE:


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