Application Throws ' java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid characters in hostname' and Will Not Run After Installing Recent Java Updates (Doc ID 2094299.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

A rich internet application fails to run with recent updates of Java SE 7 and 8.  Errors similar to the following may be seen:



Cause

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