After Installing 7u65 or Higher, Rich Internet Applications Are Blocked with 'Error: Application Blocked by Deployment Rule Set - DRS required Java version <vers> not available' (Doc ID 1966375.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After updating Java SE to 7 update 65 or higher, an applet or WebStart application that uses a Deployment Rule Set (DRS) to run on an older JRE version or update suddenly starts getting blocked with the error:

This error is seen even though the older_version or update is installed before and after the installation of Java 7u65 or higher and no changes were made to the rule set.



Cause

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