Java Applets Fail To Load and The JRE Console Log Shows "exception: Unable To Load Resource, Caused by: java.io.IOException: Invalid jar file" (Doc ID 1494381.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.1 SP3 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

When attempting to access certain items from the Administer menu, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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exception: Unable to load resource: (http://SERVER/primaverawebrs/applets/shared-ldif-0.9.19.jar?version-id=8.1.3.0.0606, 8.1.3.0.0606).
com.sun.deploy.net.FailedDownloadException: Unable to load resource: (http://SERVER/primaverawebrs/applets/shared-ldif-0.9.19.jar?version-id=8.1.3.0.0606, 8.1.3.0.0606)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.actionDownload(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResourceCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResourceCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResource(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.LaunchDownload$DownloadTask.call(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.io.IOException: Invalid jar file
at com.sun.deploy.net.HttpDownloadHelper.download(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.cache.Cache.downloadResourceToTempFile(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.cache.Cache.downloadResourceToCache(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.actionDownload(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResourceCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResourceCacheEntry(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.deploy.net.DownloadEngine.getResource(Unknown Source)
at com.sun.javaws.LaunchDownload$DownloadTask.call(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Exception: com.sun.deploy.net.FailedDownloadException: Unable to load resource: (http://SERVER/primaverawebrs/applets/shared-ldif-0.9.19.jar?version-id=8.1.3.0.0606, 8.1.3.0.0606)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Launch P6 EPPM
2. Click on Administer menu and select through the list.

Cause

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