WLS 10.3.x - Unable To Invoke Remote Web Service Due To Error: "Bad_certificate Fatal Error"

(Doc ID 1092218.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to access a remote Webservice over HTTPS from a client deployed on WLS, the following error was thrown:

"FATAL Alert:BAD_CERTIFICATE - A corrupt or unuseable certificate was received."

Weblogic server log shows the following security log message:

<13-Apr-2010 2:04:58 o'clock PM EDT> <Notice> <Security> <BEA-090898> <Ignoring the trusted CA certificate "CN=AIW999". The loading of the trusted certificate list raised a certificate parsing exception PKIX: Unsupported OID in the AlgorithmIdentifier object:>

The SSL certificate is generated and provided by vendor who hosts the remote Webservice.




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