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How to Disable External Call to Download "securitypack.jar" File (Doc ID 2506767.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Generic Windows

Goal

Many enterprise customers have controlled environment to run Java client applications.  In the client application, Java will reach out to internet to download "securitypack.jar" from Oracle web site as a standard process of the security checking.

In a restricted machine without internet access, Java will fail when downloading this file:

 

network: Connecting http://javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com:443/ with ...
network: Updating file at: <User Application Data Folder>\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\security\securitypack.jar from url: https://javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com/update/securitypack.jar
java.net.UnknownHostException: javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)

 

 

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