Getting " 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 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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: Old format work area header is disabled.
      at weblogic.wsee.jaxws.workcontext.WorkContextClientTube.processResponse(




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