ORA-28871: certificate chain is incomplete error code during utl_http requests (Doc ID 1273385.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.6 and later   [Release: 9.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The wallet contains the root and intermediate certificates present in the certificate of the target secure site.
The wallet does not contain the user certificate of the target secure site.
So although the certificate chain for the secure site is complete in the wallet, UTL_HTTP calls against the secure site fail with the belwo error stack:

ORA-29273: HTTP request failed
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_HTTP", line 1568
ORA-28871: certificate chain is incomplete
ORA-06512: at line 1
29273. 00000 - "HTTP request failed"
*Cause: The UTL_HTTP package failed to execute the HTTP request.
*Action: Use get_detailed_sqlerrm to check the detailed error message.
Fix the error and retry the HTTP request.

Cause

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