Issues accessing JNLP application in Internet Explorer in JBoss EAP 7

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  • JNLP application is opening as XML file in IE Browser after migrating to JBoss EAP 7. The same application works well in JBoss EAP 6.4 and comparing the HTTP header for the jnlp file, th mime type is wrongly set in JBoss 7.1 :
JBoss EAP 6.4 :
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1
Content-Type: application/x-java-jnlp-file

JBoss EAP 7.1.3 :
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: JBoss-EAP/7
Content-Type: application/octet-stream


  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 7.x

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