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Upon Cluster Failover, ESB Returns Connection Refused Error (Doc ID 560228.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle ESB - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Apr-2011***
***Checked for relevance on 02-June-2014***


When attempting to fail over in a cluster, the node that is being failed over to will throw the following exception:

Generic error.
oracle.tip.esb.server.common.exceptions.BusinessEventRetriableException: An unhandled exception
has been thrown in the ESB system. The exception reported is:
"org.collaxa.thirdparty.apache.wsif.WSIFException: exception on JaxRpc invoke: HTTP transport
error: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException:
javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: Connection refused
at oracle.tip.esb.server.common.wsif.WSIFInvoker.executeOperation(
at oracle.tip.esb.server.common.wsif.WSIFInvoker.nextService(
at oracle.tip.esb.server.common.wsif.WSIFInvoker.nextService(


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