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APEX_WEB_SERVICE Request Fails When Content is in Compressed / GZIP Format (Doc ID 2248114.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.0 to 5.1.0 [Release 5]
Oracle Database Cloud Service - S5 - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - S50 - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - S20 - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database as a Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It is possible to run a web service outside of Oracle Application Express (APEX) successfully. However, when trying to run the web service using APEX_WEB_SERVICE.MAKE_REQUEST, the same request fails.

It has also been seen that some web services work most of the time, but sometimes fail with the error described.

What is causing this error?



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