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User Prompted Twice For Apache Server Authtype Basic Credentials When Launching Oracle Forms (Doc ID 340781.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Jinitiator - Version 1.3.1 and later
Oracle Forms - Version to [Release Oracle10g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


The objective is to deploy Oracle Forms via a independent Apache Server acting as 'Proxy / SSL accelerator'
On this Apache Server, authentication has been setup so that when the Forms https URL is called for the first time, the front end Apache Server will prompt the user for authentication.

Below is a basic diagram of the topology:

Client -->

Apache Server acting as 'Proxy / SSL accelerator'  (It is this Apache which has the AuthType basic, SSL configured etc)


OracleAS 10g


Oracle Server (Database)

However, the following sequence of events occurs:


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