Weblogic Server Does Not Accept New Requests From WebServer After Siteminder is Restarted With "CONNECTION_REFUSED" Error in the Proxy Logs (Doc ID 942722.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 to 10.3.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

Architecture:

CLIENT -------> LOAD BALANCER ----------> IIS ----------> SITEMINDER ---------> WLS

Scenario:

Due to some issues with SiteMinder, the SiteMinder server was restarted.

After restarting the SiteMinder server, users were able to send the request to WLS through IIS. But after couple of minutes, the requests failed and were not sent to WLS through IIS.

To recover from the situation, WebLogic Server (WLS) was restarted.

This issue happens only if the SiteMinder server is restarted.

Changes

SiteMinder server was restarted.

Cause

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