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Login Redirection on an Infinite Loop Between /portal/faces/home and /portal/adfAuthentication with a Custom WebCenter Portal Application (Doc ID 2748322.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

Accessing a custom WebCenter Portal application goes into an infinite loop and keeps refreshing.
The application was working fine for a while and then started to go into a loop.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Expect the application displays the portal.


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps: 

  1. Access the custom WebCenter Portal application.
    Here the loop and constant refresh occurs.
     
  2. Checking the custom portal managed server logs it shows it is looping between /portal/faces/home and /portal/adfAuthentication:

    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home?_afrLoop=[afrloop-id]&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=null HTTP/1.1" 302 515
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/adfAuthentication?success_url=/faces/home&DisplayInSiteMap=Y&logical_page_name=home&_afrLoop=[afrloop-id] HTTP/1.1" 302 293
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home HTTP/1.1" 200 8145
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home?_afrLoop=[afrloop-id]&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=null HTTP/1.1" 302 515
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/adfAuthentication?success_url=/faces/home&DisplayInSiteMap=Y&logical_page_name=home&_afrLoop=[afrloop-id] HTTP/1.1" 302 293
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home HTTP/1.1" 200 8145
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home?_afrLoop=[afrloop-id]&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=null HTTP/1.1" 302 515
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/adfAuthentication?success_url=/faces/home&DisplayInSiteMap=Y&logical_page_name=home&_afrLoop=[afrloop-id] HTTP/1.1" 302 293
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home HTTP/1.1" 200 8145
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/faces/home?_afrLoop=[afrloop-id]&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=null HTTP/1.1" 302 515
    [IP-Address] - - [Date-Time] "GET /portal/adfAuthentication?success_url=/faces/home&DisplayInSiteMap=Y&logical_page_name=home&_afrLoop=[afrloop-id] HTTP/1.1" 302 293
    ...
     

 

Changes

 

Cause

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