Error 500--Internal Server Error To Login to WebCenter Sites, With 403 Errors in Stack Trace (Doc ID 1585225.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running WebCenter Sites on WebLogic, users are getting 500 errors while trying to log into the delivery server:

The error displayed shows:

Error 500--Internal Server Error
org.springframework.webflow.engine.ActionExecutionException: Exception thrown executing [AnnotatedAction@1eaaebef targetAction = org.jasig.cas.web.flow.AuthenticationViaFormAction@89d509e, attributes = map['method' -> 'submit']] in state 'submit' of flow 'login-webflow' -- action execution attributes were 'map['method' -> 'submit']'; nested exception is java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: Response: '403: Forbidden' for url: 'http://myserver:7001/cs/ContentServer?pagename=fatwire/wem/sso/ssoLogin'
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.ActionExecutor.execute(ActionExecutor.java:64)
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.ActionState.doEnter(ActionState.java:156)
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.State.enter(State.java:191)
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.Transition.execute(Transition.java:212)
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.TransitionableState.onEvent(TransitionableState.java:107)
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.Flow.onEvent(Flow.java:534)

Cause

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