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

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2024

Applies to:

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


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: Response: '403: Forbidden' for url: 'http://myserver:7001/cs/ContentServer?pagename=fatwire/wem/sso/ssoLogin'
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.ActionExecutor.execute(
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.ActionState.doEnter(
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.State.enter(
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.Transition.execute(
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.TransitionableState.onEvent(
at org.springframework.webflow.engine.Flow.onEvent(


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