Accessing SSO protected URL Returns Internal 500 Error, Error_log Reports "need AuthName"

(Doc ID 453230.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The objective is to secure an application url using OracleAS 10g Rel 2 Single Sign-On. For example:

In mod_osso.conf file there are the lines

<Location /private>
AuthType Basic
Require valid-user
</Location>

An attempt to access /private via a browser returns an Internal 500 Server error

The HTTP Server error_log shows: 

Cause

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