Method HttpServletRequest.getRemoteUser()" returns null after Weblogic upgrade

(Doc ID 973622.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 9.0 to 10.3.4
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading application from Weblogic 8.1.6 to Weblogic 10.0.1, the HttpServletRequest.getRemoteUser() now returns null.

The remote user is required for the Single Sign-On (SSO) for the application which is now failing.  IIS proxy is used.

Cause

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