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E-WAS: PIA Login Hangs Into an Infinite Loop After Changing Web Server's Context Root (Doc ID 1139762.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.49 to 8.50 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for currency on 01-Oct-2018***


PIA login hangs into an infinite loop and status bar blinks continuously after changing web server's context root, eg.:

Default URL (no context root change):


After changing the webserver's <context-root> to /WAS instead of the default value "/" in <PIA_HOME>\applications\peoplesoft\META-INF\application.xml, the URL will look like:



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