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Java Applet Will Not Load with TLS 1.2 Enabled Throwing "Error signing certificate verify" (Doc ID 1983164.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2021

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Java SE 7 or 8, with TLS 1.2 enabled, Java applets will not load when client certificate authentication is required.  The JRE will not complete the TLS 1.2 handshake when TLS 1.2 is negotiated and the server requires client certificate authentication.



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