Portal Home Page Displays: Failure of Server Apache Bridge (Doc ID 954004.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Portal - Version 11.1.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following message is displayed to the user when accessing Oracle Portal 11g:

Failure of server APACHE bridge:
No backend server available for connection: timed out after 10 seconds or idempotent set to OFF.
Build date/time: Jun 19 2009 15:52:07
Change Number: 1013

  



WLS_PORTAL.out and WLS_PORTAL-diagnostic.log report the following:

ERROR: Repository Gateway error: Database Error: ORA=6502 ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at line 15

oracle.webdb.log.ServletLogger severe
ERROR: oracle.webdb.repository.service.RepositoryServiceException: Portal session creation failed.
oracle.webdb.log.ServletLogger severe

  

WLS_PORTAL.log reports the following:

  




Checks:

     http://myportalserver.us.oracle.com:8090/portal/page
     http://myportalserver.us.oracle.com:8090/portal/pls/portal/htp.p?cbuf=test
     http://myportalserver.us.oracle.com:9001/portal/pls/portal/htp.p?cbuf=test

Changes

Install Fusion Middleware 11g (Oracle Portal 11g). Confirm all is working well.
Reboot the server.
Restart the services and access Oracle Portal 11g.

Cause

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