"Cannot recover key" Error When Starting Oracle GlassFish Server HTTPS Listener (Doc ID 1365323.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 3.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

On GlassFish 2.1.x and 3.x,  when attempting to start the GlassFish Server the following error occurs in the server.log:

GF 3.1.2:

Changes

The issue normally happens when a new SSL certificate is added to the Java Security KeyStore (JKS) and a HTTPS listener is configured to use this SSL certificate.

Cause

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