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Primary Note on "PKIX path building failed" and "unable to find valid certification path to requested target" Issues and Related SSL Configuration (Doc ID 2977198.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version 11.1.1.1.0 and later
SOA Suite Cloud Service
SOA on Marketplace
Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document is meant to assist with the troubleshooting of "sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security. provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target" (and its different variations, for example: "javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: com.ibm.jsse2.util.j: PKIX path building failed: com.ibm.security.cert.IBMCertPathBuilderException").

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 Getting Started
 "PKIX path building failed" Issue While Attempting to Call a HTTPS Web Service
 Keystore Configuration Precedence in WLS
 Further Troubleshooting
 Securing a Trust Store Password
 "PKIX path building failed" Issue While Attempting to Call a Secure REST Service
 "PKIX path building failed" Issue During SOA Project Deployment
 SSL Configuration for Secure WebLogic Servers and Secure Clients (or 2-Way SSL Configuration)
 Further Assistance
References

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