'java.security.NoSuchAlgorithmException: Signature SHA2 implementation not found' when Creating Certificate Signing Request with JDK 1.6.0_xx (Doc ID 2201547.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 7 [Release 6 to 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creation of a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) fails when using JDK 1.6.0_xx:

 

This example utilizes peopletools. However, the issue is not unique to peopletools or any other application. Failure is dependent on the underlying JDK.

Changes

 

Cause

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