WebStart Application Blocked with "Publisher: UNKNOWN" or ZipException When Deployment Rule Set Is Enabled
Last updated on JUNE 26, 2016
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When a Deployment Rule Set (DRS) is enabled, WebStart applications fail to cache or open jar files. This yields the following error and stack trace:
The problem can also manifest as the following security warnings:
With Java SE 6: The application's digital signature cannot be verified. Publisher: UNKNOWN
With Java SE 7: Publisher: UNKNOWN Running this application may be a security risk.
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