Cannot Start OHS 12c with Node Manager: "Error occurred while performing nmConnect : Cannot connect to Node Manager. : General SSLEngine problem

(Doc ID 2238268.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Enable SSL debugs as per KM <Note 2126460.1>.

After SSL debugs are enabled as per KM <Note 2126460.1>, trying to start OHS with DOMAIN_HOME/bin/, fails with the following error:

main, fatal error: 46: General SSLEngine problem PKIX path building failed: SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target.


Due to the above error exception, the Oracle HTTP Server component (I.e. ohs1) cannot be started.


Occurs when having added a custom Java keystore identity and trust configuration to Node Manager.



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