the trustAnchors parameter must be non-empty - Getting this Exception When Using WLST And SSL To Securely Connect a WLS Server

(Doc ID 2061348.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A try to connect to the administration server via WLST using SSL is throwing "Cannot connect to WLST." : Unexpected error: the trustAnchors parameter must be non-empty.

This situation can be replicated using the following components:

1) a valid identity keystore. A self signed certificate can be used.

2) a valid trust keystore.

3) script to hold the JVM options to trigger this exercise

4) script to test the secure connection to the administration server


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