Using OHS 11.1.1.9 or 12c as an SSL Reverse-Proxy to OHS 11.1.1.7 (Doc ID 1920143.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Using OHS 11.1.1.9 or 12c as an SSL Reverse-Proxy to OHS 11.1.1.7

The following document should be reviewed before following this document as the solution provided here is from the Statement of Direction:

<Note 2041410.1> - Support Status of New SSL Features Released with Oracle HTTP Server and Oracle Web Cache 11.1.1.9

- In summary, there are new SSL features with OHS 11.1.1.9 which cannot be backported. However,  some Oracle installations do not support an upgrade of OHS to 11.1.1.9

This document outlines steps and considerations when using a newer OHS 11.1.1.9 or OHS 12c in front of an older OHS 11g 11.1.1.7 to be an SSL reverse-proxy in the following request flow:

Client --https--> OHS11.1.1.9or12c/mod_proxy -- https --> OHS11.1.1.7/mod_wl_ohs->WLS10.3.6


The typical use case explained in detail:

 

Solution

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