Login Via LoadBalancer and Oracle HTTP Server To WLS Admin Console Fails With Authentication Denied "username or assword has been refused"

(Doc ID 2419265.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 

WLS Admin Console login fails with error when /console is access via  Loadbalancer(LBR)

Authentication Denied
The username or password has been refused by WebLogic Server. Please try again.


Topology
 Browser <HTTPS> LBR <HTTP/HTTPS> OHS/mod_wl_ohs <HTTP/HTTPS> WLS 12.2.1.3





Changes

Issue can be reproduced with mod_proxy using OHS or Apache as proxy device
 ProxyPass /console http://FmwServer:7001/console
 ProxyPassReverse /console http://FmwServer:7001/console

Browser <HTTP> OHS/Apache <HTTP> OHS/mod_wl_ohs <HTTP> WLS 12.2.1.3 

Cause

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