Intermitent READ_ERROR_FROM_SERVER in Proxy Plugin Due to Quick Reuse of File Descriptors and Lazy Clean-up of Internal Socket References in Weblogic Server (Doc ID 1639120.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 to 12.1.2.0.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Some requests (navigating on the menu or any other kind of request) can fail with a message in the browser that the page could not be displayed. If the end user refreshes the page, then the page will show up just fine again. End users did not lose their session. Customer topology includes the use of the proxy plugin. On the Proxy Plugin log files the following error messages can be seen at the time of the issue:

Issue is observed more frequently in Solaris 10 than Solaris 11.1. However, the issue can really happen on any platform under heavy load.

Cause

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