Friday, December 13, 2013

PROPFIND is not defined in RFC 2068

Problem(Abstract)

Receiving the message PROPFIND is not defined in RFC 2068 in the maximo logs

Symptom

The Maximo log files show the following message.
[Servlet Error]-[webclient]: com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.
WebAppErrorReport: Method PROPFIND is not defined in RFC 2068 and is
not supported by the Servlet API


Resolving the problem

This error can be resolved by adding the PROPFIND module and disabling it in the httpd.conf.

The file is located in the IBM\HTTPServer\conf folder

1) Add the following to the bottom of the file

# disable PROPFIND
LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} ^PROPFIND
RewriteRule .* - [F]

2) Restart the IBM HTTP Server service.

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