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Vanity Redirect URLS (301) are Returning HTTPS Status Code 404. Sites Log Shows "Error looking up WebReference java.lang.NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2602207.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Vanity Redirect URLS (301) are Returning HTTPS Status Code 404

All vanity urls specified as redirects (301 response) return 404 errors. However, the vanity urls that they redirect to return 200.

In the sites.log, the following error is seen:

[ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [oracle.fatwire.sites.webreference] Error looking up WebReference
java.lang.NullPointerException

Changes

 {Shared_fs}/Storage/WebRoot/null file had been created to resolve an issue with the Shared filesystem taking a long time to check if this file existed.

Cause

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