When a Request Is Made To OHS That Includes The JSESSIONID In The Url, The OHS Returns a 404 Response Code (Doc ID 1931619.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

It can be quite common for URL's to be formed with the JSESSIONID as part of the URL. Tomcat is the most common product that is known to do this.

The URL is in the form of:

The URL is usually part of a page that has been returned by the Application Server to the client as part of the session.

The static content is served by the OHS, and when OHS 11g receives this request, a 404 response is returned, even though the resource exists in the htdocs directory structure.

 

Cause

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