Discoverer Plus 11g: "Security Exception, JVM Shared, not allowed to set security manager" W/JAVA 7 U25 (Doc ID 1584597.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Bring up Discoverer Plus with Java 7 u25 via URL in browser runs smooth and without issue.  
However, when the URL is invoked from another application, such as Plus OLAP via Managed Link, or Oracle Forms via Oracle Applications, it fails with security error. 
 
Java 7u25 introduced "New JAR Manifest File Attributes".  When Discoverer Plus is called from another program and Java 1.7.0_25 is in use, customer will receive error dialog :
  
 "SecurityException JVM Shared, not allowed to set security manager"
 
 
Errors in the Java console:
   Missing Permissions manifest attribute for: 
http://machine.dom:8090//discoverer/plus_files/d4o_double.jarjar
   Missing Codebase manifest attribute for: 
http://machine.dom:8090//discoverer/plus_files/d4o_double.jarjar
   Missing Permissions manifest attribute for: 
http://machine.dom:8090//discoverer/plus_files/d4o_double.jarjar
...
Java Plug-in 10.25.2.16
Using JRE version 1.7.0_25-b16 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM"





Cause

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