"The cryptographic function "SH512" is not supported" Error is Displayed When Logging in to APEX
(Doc ID 2322235.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.1.1.00.08 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
While accessing APEX URL, the login page is displayed. While tried to login, it fails with the following error :
"The cryptographic function "SH512" is not supported on this system. Contact your application administrator."
The error reproduces in all browsers: Firefox / Mozilla, Chrome and IE.
The problem started occurring after upgrading to database to 12.1, and then downgrading to 11.2.
This problem started after the downgrade.
No invalids found and APEX version is 5.1.1.
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