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WebLogic Tries To Reuse A Half-Closed Socket When Doing HTTP Outbound Calls (Doc ID 1921072.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When doing an HTTPClient call to a remote endpoint, even after the POST call is done and the endpoint has already shut down the connection, WebLogic Server tries to re-use the same socket. As a result of the socket being already recycled, the following exception is thrown:

This socketTimeout exception being thrown by the Muxer is expected, as the socket has been already closed and we wait for 2000 miliseconds to shut down the socket to avoid a leak.




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