Application is Getting Intermittent 'javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Bad response: 400 Bad Request' Error When it is Hitting NTLM Based Web Service

(Doc ID 2408584.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2018

Applies to:

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


A SOA application deployed to WebLogic Server is getting intermittent javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Bad response: 400 Bad Request errors when trying to access an NTLM based web service. Below error can be seen in diagnostic log:


Interestingly, it is confirmed that:



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