WebLogic HttpURLConnection retry post requests when Socket is closed from remote webserver (Doc ID 1608950.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2.3 to 12.1.1.0
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 WebLogic HttpURLConnection implements retries POST request when Socket is closed from remote web server.  However in RFC2616, it says "POST request(is non-idempotent) MUST NOT be automatically retried". Based on this statement, WebLogic Server does not follow RFC2616.

Cause

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