Certificate Error with ORDS Standalone Self Signed SSL Certificate - "There is a problem with this website's security certificate" or "Your connection is not secure" (Doc ID 2228513.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.0 and later
Oracle REST Data Services - Version 3.0.5 and later
Oracle Database as a Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 ORDS has been configured in SSL mode using the default supplied self signed SSL certificate:

 "1" was chosen at the ORDS SSL related configuration step or a self-signed certificate was chosen when option "2" was entered:
"Enter 1 to use the self-signed certificate or 2 if you will provide the SSL certificate [1]:

With IE you will see the following when accessing ORDS:

Cause

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