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SSL problems with some Java versions

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Joined: 2006-09-15

I use Java Web Start to launch an application which uses https to talk to the web server. The problem is, I get SocketException with Java versions 142_07, 08, 09 and 10. While it works fine with versions 142_03, 04, 05, 06 and 1.5+.

StackTrace: Default SSL context init failed: jks not found
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Has anyone come across anything like this ?

- jp

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Joined: 2007-05-02

I doubt that this problem is related to different java versions. I ran into the same problem when an extra whitespace had sneaked into the end of a line in one of my property files.

When you look at the error message you can see that it complains about the string "jks " (note the whitespace).

My guess is that you too have an extra whitespace somewhere where you assign a value to either the "" or "" system property.

/Markus Umefjord