Java appends proxy port to URLs loaded in applet, leads invalid security warning-"The Connection To This Website Is Untrusted"

(Doc ID 2253423.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to load an applet within a browser that uses:


- Network Connection Settings = "Use Browser Settings"
- Browser settings are configured to utilize a proxy configuration file (wpad.dat)
- Proxy = host:port (where host=xx.xx.xx.xxx and port=8081)

the following error occurs:

  

Security Warning

Do you want to Continue?
The connection to this website is untrusted.

Website: https://FQDN:8081

Note: The certificate is not valid and cannot be used to verify the identity of this website.
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Cause

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