After Enabling Self-Signed Certificate the Page Fails with CA Root Certificate is Not Trusted (Doc ID 2195986.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.4.3.0 [Release AS10gR2 to AS10gR3]
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.4.0.0 [Release AS10gR2]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.2.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On SSL Configuration Tool

After enabling a self-signed certificate in ssl.conf, the SSL page gets a "Certificate Error" and when clicking on the Certificate Error, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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  This CA Root certificate is not trusted. To enable trust,
  install this certificate in the Trusted Root Certification
  Authorities store.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Modified ssl.conf to use new self signed certificate and restart OHS
2. Access the application using SSL
3. Certificate Error happens

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot access their applications using SSL.

Cause

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