Discoverer 11.1.1.7 Does Not Work With Java 1.7.0_85 And Above In SSL Mode Failing With "handshake_failure" (Doc ID 2083789.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Unable to get Discoverer 11.1.1.7.0 to launch with Java 1.7.0_85 or above i.e. (update 91) and  in SSL mode.

Java console throws the following error:

...

javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: Received fatal alert: handshake_failure
at sun.security.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Unknown Source)
at sun.security.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Unknown Source)

...


It works fine if using Java 1.7.0_80.

Changes

 Upgraded JRE on the client PC from 1.7.0_80 to 1.7.0_85.

Cause

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