mod_plsql: HTTP-404 ORA-29273: HTTP Request Failed (Doc ID 739188.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to make a utl.http request in PLSQL, the following error occurred:

[Mon Sep 8 12:10:35 2008] [error] [client 10.80.216.129] [ecid:
1220890235:169.139.221.75:1279:0:6483,0]
mod_plsql: /pls/TRNG/server.scriptname HTTP-404 ORA-29273: HTTP request failed
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_HTTP", line 1029
ORA-28759: failure to open file
ORA-06512: at "script.package", line 63
ORA-06512: at line 31

Changes

utl.http can be thought of as a web browser inside the database. The errors that occur use database terminology but essentially map to web browser errors. For example, a LISTENER error refers to the web server being contacted and not the database listener. When configuring outside components like the wallet, it is necessary that they are accessible by the database.

Cause

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