Unable To Deploy a Composite Application From JDeveloper in 11g: HTTP error code returned [503] (Doc ID 949519.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version: 11.1.1.1.0 to 11.1.1.2.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Sep-2011***

Symptoms

Using JDeveloper 11g when trying to deploy a composite from JDeveloper it is failing as it is trying to deploy it to the IP address returned from the SOA server.

In this example scenario the SOA server sits in a private testing area separate from JDeveloper and the address that the SOA server understands as itself is not understood by the routers where JDeveloper is stationed.  The SOA server needs to be configured to send back its name not the internal IP address. 

The SOA server is returning an internal/private hard IP address that is unknown to the routers where JDeveloper is running. JDeveloper is using that information (rather than its own information about the location of the SOA server) to try to deploy the composite to the server.

This results in the deployment failing, this is the error as seen from JDeveloper:

[09:54:16 AM] ----  Deployment started.  ----
[09:54:16 AM] Target platform is  (Weblogic 10.3).
[09:54:16 AM] Running dependency analysis...
[09:54:16 AM] Building...
[09:54:36 AM] Deploying profile...
[09:54:36 AM] Wrote TAR file to C:\JDEV10134\jdev\mywork\deploy\helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar
[09:54:36 AM] Deploying helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar to soa_server1 [abc.abc.abc.abc:80]  [09:54:36 AM] Processing sar=/C:/JDEV10134/jdev/mywork/deploy/helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar
[09:54:36 AM] Adding tar file - C:\JDEV10134\jdev\mywork\deploy\helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar
[09:54:36 AM] Preparing to send HTTP request for deployment
[09:54:36 AM] Creating HTTP connection to host:abc.abc.abc.abc, port:80
[09:54:36 AM] Sending internal deployment descriptor
[09:54:36 AM] Sending archive - helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar
[09:55:26 AM] Received HTTP response from the server, response code=503
[09:55:26 AM] Problem in sending HTTP request to the server. Check standard HTTP response code for 503
[09:55:26 AM] Error deploying archive helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar to soa_server1 [abc.abc.abc.abc:80]  [09:55:26 AM] HTTP error code returned [503]
[09:55:26 AM] No error message is returned from the server.
[09:55:26 AM] ####  Deployment incomplete.  ####
[09:55:26 AM] Error deploying archive file:/C:/JDEV10134/jdev/mywork/deploy/helloWorld1_rev1.0.jar
(oracle.tip.tools.ide.fabric.deploy.common.SOARemoteDeployer)


Cause

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