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Java Web Start (WebStart) Fails with General Exception when Running in SSL Mode (Doc ID 2411384.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. Forms 12.2.1.3.0 using JRE 8u171.

2. WebStart runs perfectly in non-SSL mode.

3. After enabling SSL on the OHS port, webstart fails with the following error:

Application Error
General Exception
Name: oracle.forms.engine.Main
ExitException: Unable to load resource:
http:/machine:<ssl_port>/forms/java/extensions.jnlp

See following figure:

 

Changes

 Switched from http to https (SSL)

Cause

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