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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


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




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