ADF shortened URL results in "favicon" 404 error (Doc ID 2243854.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version 12.2.1.1.0 to 12.2.1.2.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An ADF 12.2.1 application is configured with ADF Form-Based Authentication. When shortening the URL by following Shay Shmeltzer's blog post

 

Shorter URL for your ADF application

By Shay Shmeltzer-Oracle on May 09, 2012

 

however, the first login to the application redirects to /favicon.ico and the response page is a 404 error.

Typing in the application URL again, it goes to the landing page as expected, but, if clearing the browser's cache, the error will occur again.

The above occurs for the following browsers:

Internet Explorer 11, FireFox ESR 45.2.0, Chrome 51.0.2704.84 m

Changes

 

Cause

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