Apache HTTPD encoding query string with mod_weblogic

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Issue

We have a site which sends a response to Apache from Weblogic. Response from Weblogic includes query string %23 which should be then decoded as #. This works fine on Weblogic. But when Apache webserver receives this response, it again encodes % converting it to %2523 As a result, final decoded value is displayed as %23 on page rather than #. We would like to stop Apache from encoding response received by Weblogic.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Software Collections (RHSCL)
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
    • 3.0.x
  • Red Hat JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
  • Apache Web Server (HTTPD)
    • mod_weblogic

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