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Oracle HTTP Server Returns "404 Not Found" Error if URL Contains Non-ASCII Characters (Doc ID 472674.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 9.0.4.0 to 10.1.3.4.0 [Release AS10g to AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using an Internet Explorer (IE) Browser and entering a URL containing a Non-ASCII character (e.g an acute, grave,umlaut character) the HTTP Server returns a '404' not found error:

If the URL contains all ASCII characters there is no problem.

Example:

http://hostname.domain/aaà.html

This URL fails with the HTTP Server returning a '404 Not Found' error. The HTTP Server access_log shows:

Changes

 

Cause

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