Getting " javax.xml.ws.WebServiceException: Old format work area header is disabled." When Calling webservices

(Doc ID 2360082.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When calling webservices "Old format work are header is disabled" error is thrown by WebLogic despite of setting -Dweblogic.wsee.workarea.skipWorkAreaHeader=true environment variable as suggested.
Below stack is reported in the exception:

Caused by: javax.xml.ws.WebServiceException: Old format work area header is disabled.
      at weblogic.wsee.jaxws.workcontext.WorkContextClientTube.processResponse(WorkContextClientTube.java:61)
      at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber.__doRun(Fiber.java:1147)
      at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber._doRun(Fiber.java:1050)

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Cause

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