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SSO Logon "Forbidden", error_log Shows "SSL Connection Required" (Doc ID 359239.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version to [Release 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-MAR-2015***


Having set an https-to-http Web Cache in front of the SSO Server (so that the HTTP Server uses SimulateHttps On), logon to SSO is not possible and results in error:

Forbidden - You Don't Have Permission to Access /sso/auth on this Server

and error_log shows:

[Tue Feb 21 23:06:50 2006] [error] access to <ORACLE_HOME>/Apache/Apache/htdocs/pls failed for <IP_ADDRESS>, reason: SSL connection required


The HTTP Server is started in SSL mode
(in opmn.xml:

      <data id="start-mode" value="ssl-enabled" />



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