Using ESB a SOAP Fault Generates Incorrect Code HTTP 200 Instead of HTTP 500
(Doc ID 973555.1)
Last updated on MARCH 27, 2020
Applies to:Oracle SOA Suite - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
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***Checked for relevance on 25-Oct-2011***
The SOAP/HTTP Web services standard specifies that when a SOAP Fault is generated, the corresponding HTTP Code with the SOAP Fault should be HTTP 500.
This is clearly mentioned in <Note 453951.1> How To Stop Client Application Receive HTTP 500 Error When BPEL Process Throws SOAP Faults as well.
However, when an ESB Service is invoked using SOAP and a fault occurs, it returns a HTTP 200 error code:
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 23:04:39 GMT
Server: Oracle-Application-Server-10g/10.1.3.4.0 Oracle-HTTP-Server
Keep-Alive: timeout=15, max=100
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
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