Webgate & Webpass Try the Same Request an Unlimited Number of Times Eventually Overburdening the Access/Identity Server with Redundant Requests
(Doc ID 420002.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2019
Applies to:COREid Identity - Version 7.0.4 to 10.1.4
COREid Access - Version 7.0.4 to 10.1.4 [Release 7.0.4 to 10g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
COREid Access - Version: 7.0.4 to 10.1.4
This problem can occur on any platform.
If the webgate to access server timeout threshold is set, and the server is taking more time than that to service a request, webgate will keep on retrying the request indefinitely by closing the existing connection and opening a new connection to retry the same request. This leads to the AAA server busy servicing these requests.
Similar behavior can be seen between webpass and the identity server.
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