How to Re-sign Expired .jar Files (Jacob, Icons, ...) and Extend the Self Signing Certificate
(Doc ID 760815.1)
Last updated on APRIL 04, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Forms - Version 10.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Any .jar file that is not Oracle supplied jar file, requires signing with a trusted certificate from a Certificate Authority or a self signed certificate to function properly: for example, the jacob.jar file required by webutil. When configuring webutil, the jacob.jar file may be signed with the "sign_webutil.bat" or "sign_webutil.sh" courtesy script provided by Oracle. This certificate normally expires after 1 year from the date of signing.
The example given describes how to resign jacob.jar, but can be used for any custom .jar file used by an application.
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document