Static Content Not Displayed When Refreshing A Page With CTRL-R Using ORDS Standalone
Last updated on MAY 30, 2018
Applies to:Oracle REST Data Services - Version 18.1.1 and later
Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ORDS 18.1.1 version
When using CTRL-R or F5 to refresh the page the images / static content stop displaying. When hitting CTRL-R or F5 again the static content comes back.
The following error can be see and one can see that the following error occurs in the access.log if using a web server or in the browser console.
When we type CTRL-R or F5 to refresh a page, static content (/i/) is not displayed.
In the access_log file we see entries like the following for static content, error code 404:
172.29.2.1 - - [10/May/2018:14:38:32 +0000] "GET /i/app_ui/css/Core.min.css?v=5.1.4.00.08 HTTP/1.1" 404 257
If we type CTRL-R or F5 again the static content comes back.
- The CTRL-F5 refresh command always works.
- ORDS Deployed in WLS always works when using CTRL-R.
- ORDS Standalone with Chrome Browser also works consistently when using refreshing the page with CTRL-R.
Steps to Reproduce
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps in Firefox or IE 11:
1) Login in APEX Builder (can be any page that display images)
2) Type CTRL-R
The page is not re-displayed correctly (no-images),and one can see 404 errors for css and js files in the browser console (when Developer Tools is activated with F12 on most browsers.)
3) Type CTRL-R again
The page is almost displayed correctly but some 404 errors are still seen.
4) Type CTRL-F5
Using CTRL-F5 always works, and all images are seen.
Upgraded to ORDS 18.1.1
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