SAML1.1 Target URL Is Using HTTP Instead Of HTTPS When Going Through Load Balancer (Doc ID 1668794.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When implementing SSO with SAML 1.1, going through a (hardware) load balancer and Web Server to Weblogic Server source, and terminating SSL on the LB, the target is HTTP instead of HTTPS in the response from WebLogic Server.

With SAML debug enabled, the WLS destination server log shows a target url using the HTTPS protocoll, as in:

Cause

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