Applet Failing with ClassNotFoundException Caused by UnknownHostException (Doc ID 1478533.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 15, 2012

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 1.6.0 to 7 [Release 1.6 to 7]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

Intermittenly, the next-generation plugin for Java 6 and 7 fails to use the proxy.pac file and instead defaults to proxy=DIRECT.  This causes the applet to fail with the following error:

 

 

Cause

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