OFSAA Application Will Not Load HTTP 404 Error After Re-Deploying and Applying New Patch

(Doc ID 2309574.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.3.5.1.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)
Re-deploy
Redeploy

Symptoms

On OFSAAI 7.3.5.1.0 / EPM 6.1.1.1, the OFSAA Apache Tomcat application will not start after applying the struts upgrade, the following page comes up in place of login page:

ERROR

HTTP Status 404 Error

"type Status report

message /OFSAA

description The requested resource (/OFSAA) is not available."

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
In order to address the security vulnerability found in struts 2.3.16 I applied the following changes:

1. Changes outlined in <Document 2254323.1>
2. Applied <patch 25820690> (FTP)
3. Applied <patch 25957495> (ALM)
4. Applied <patch 25958160> (PFT)
5. Redeploying the war file and restarting the application server
6. Clearing web server cache also does not resolve the issue

Changes

 Applied several web patches.

Cause

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