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403 Forbidden error configuring B2B interconnet with SSL (Doc ID 390401.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Oracle B2B 10g (Business to Business) - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


B2B Interconnect application works using HTTP but fails when using HTTPS.

Error received in the originator box when sending a document is:

Transport Error Code is OTA-HTTP-SEND-1006
StackTrace oracle.tip.transport.TransportException: [IPT_HttpSendHttpResponseError] HTTP response
error :Cannot establish proxy connection: 403 Forbidden.

Topology used is as follows:

b2bserver1 --- firewall --- HTTP Server 1 --- internet --- HTTP Server 2 --- firewall --- b2bserver2

HTTP Server 1 is configured as a proxy server for requests comming from b2bserver1 and going to the internet.
HTTP Server 2 is configured as a proxy server for requests comming from b2bserver2 and going to the internet.


HTTP Servers on the dmz ARE NOT using well known port numbers for SSL (443).


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