WCS-26401 WCS-26222 Unable To Find Valid Certification Path To Requested Target

(Doc ID 1592917.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After define the connection to Secure Enterprise Search for WebCenter Spaces Portal.
The search fails over SSL. When SSL is used, the following appears in the diagnostics log for the Spaces managed server:

[2013-07-25T16:15:24.804-04:00] [WC_Spaces] [ERROR] [WCS-26401] [oracle.webcenter.search.adapter.ses.SesRowQueryExecutor] [tid: pool-1-daemon-thread-18] [userId: TEST.USER1] [ecid: 004s_ijg2qV3z0b6TJf9EO00040V0000lk,0:2:39] [APP: webcenter#11.1.1.4.0] [URI: /webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/webcenterapp/view/pages/shared/GlobalSearchViewer.jspx] Encountered "java.rmi.RemoteException" during proxy login with application entity "ses_query" to Oracle SES at [https://amedriida0052.amed.ds.army.mil:4521/search/query/OracleSearch], as search user "TEST.USER1".
[2013-07-25T16:15:24.806-04:00] [WC_Spaces] [ERROR] [WCS-26222] [oracle.webcenter.search.internal.model.SearchServiceTask] [tid: pool-1-daemon-thread-18] [userId: TEST.USER1] [ecid: 004s_ijg2qV3z0b6TJf9EO00040V0000lk,0:2:39] [APP: webcenter#11.1.1.4.0] [URI: /webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/webcenterapp/view/pages/shared/GlobalSearchViewer.jspx] Search execution failure for service "oracle.webcenter.search.ses", encountering "oracle.webcenter.search.SearchException" with message "Search Configuration Error: ; nested exception is: [[
HTTP transport error: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target".
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This same behavior has also been found using the Discussions server.

Cause

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