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HTTP ActiveVOS URL getting automatically redirected to HTTPS URL
Problem Description
After installing ActiveVOS 9.2.4.6, the URL gets automatically redirected to HTTPS. 

It gets redirected to https://host:port/activevos/j_security_check with the following error:

HTTP Status 408 - Request Timeout​
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Cause
By default, ActiveVOS 9.2.4.6 is https-enabled. The URL gets automatically redirected to https. 
Solution
To resolve this issue, perform the following steps to change it back to HTTP:​

Step 1:
Pass -Dae.web.filter.https.force=false as a JVM parameter. 

Step 2: 
You would have to make some modifications to the web.xml files present in <avos installation directory>\Server\server-enterprise\tomcat_config\webapps under each webapp folder.

Open each webapp folder, go to web-INF. For instance: webapps\active-bpel\WEB-INF, you would find a web.xml file

Open the web.xml file, search for the following tag:
 
 <session-config>
      <!-- Default to 5 minute session timeouts -->
      <session-timeout>5</session-timeout>
      <cookie-config>
            <http-only>true</http-only> 
            <secure>true</secure>
      </cookie-config>
   </session-config>

Now, set the tag <secure>false</secure>

​Make sure to change in all webapp folders: active-bpel, activebpel-cert, active-bpel-health, activevos, activevos-central

Step 3:
Also, make changes at the Tomcat webapps related to ActiveVOS (the names of the folders starting with ActiveVOS). The location of these files is <tomcat installation directory>\apache-tomcat-8.5.53-windows-x64\apache-tomcat-8.5.53\webapps​.

Perform step-2, changing the secure tag to false in all the web.xml files.

Restart the Tomcat.
More Information
Applies To
Product: Active VOS
Problem Type: Configuration
User Type: Developer; Administrator
Project Phase: Configure
Product Version:
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Last Modified Date:5/18/2020 8:29 AMID:621071
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