Page Not Found after login

When we log in we get the error "The requested URL //index.action was not found on this server." This seems be because when you going to the wiki you are forwarded to "..../"login.action?os_destination=%252Findex.action"

There is a support ticket on the subject of which the solution doesn't work. The web.xml already has the entry "<welcome-file>index.action</welcome-file>".
(https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Page+Not+Found+After+Log+In+to+Confluence+because+of+Missing+index.action+Line+in+web.xml)

So how do I change this? Is there anywhere else I can change the initial destination and remove the %252F part?

Thanks!

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Hi Roelof,

I believe that "%252F" is double encoded of "/" and "%2F" is single encoded of "/". The last segment of the URL has an additional slash which does not exist:

os_destination=%252Findex.action

Usually this issue occurs when Confluence sits behind an Apache httpd server. There is a bug report regarding the additional slash in apache web site as wll.

I would like to recommend you to take a look at our KB for the resolution of this problem.

Let me know if you have any other question.

Cheers,

Saleh

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Yes! Adding NE (no URI escaping) to the RewriteRule fixed the problem!

Thanks!

You are most welcome!

Hi, I have the same problem but when I hit URL browser just hangs spinning wheel then I hit reload and it works after that. Running Confluence behind Tomcat no Apache. Thanks!

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Check if you don't have invisible character in front of index.action. Try moving cursor with arrow keys, if it takes 2 clicks to move, then you have it and you should delete it.

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I would almost say: Well, duh. But I checked it anyway and no, there is no extra character there.

What I did notice, is that it is not the only line in the 'welcome' section. The section in full is

<welcome-file-list>
<welcome-file>default.jsp</welcome-file>
<welcome-file>index.action</welcome-file>
</welcome-file-list>

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