Oracle iPlanet Web Server Fails To Pass OPTIONS Request To The Backend Server (Doc ID 1642287.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 7.0 [Release 6.1 to 7.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The web server is configured with Weblogic plugin and has the following configuration:

So any requests containing "personal" in the URL will be proxied to the backend server at example.com:10303.  This works fine for GET and POST requests but not OPTIONS requests.  The OPTIONS requests are still served off the web server.

Cause

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