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Signing .jar Files for 11g / SIGN_WEBUTIL.BAT Command Results in Error "The Syntax of the Command is Incorrect" (Doc ID 1076945.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.





The courtesy script was provided to Oracle Forms customers as an example demonstrating how custom jar files such as jacob.jar can be signed with a self signed certificate.  Once the script is successfully run the first time a self-signed certificate is created as defined in the script and the jar file specified is signed. The focus of this document is to discuss how to use the and the resulting keystore file to create signatures for use with Forms 11g. 


The sign_webutil.bat that comes with Forms 11g allows users to specify their own KEYSTORE_PASSWORD and JAR_KEY_PASSWORD

In addition, there are changes related to Jar File signing beginning in the April 2013 CPU patch which may affect your Forms application. Please carefully read <note 1594575.1> and <Note 1542463.1> and the links to the Java Security related information in those notes.


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