After Configuring SSL For SES Using SHA2 Certificates, Getting "Cannot Convert Identity Certificate" In Search_Server log. (Doc ID 2176141.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version 11.2.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After following the process of securing the SES search service URL using the documentation here:

Secure Enterprise Search Administrator's Guide -- SSL and HTTPS Support in Oracle Secure Enterprise Search the below error appears in the search server log file:

"Inconsistent security configuration, java.lang.RuntimeException: Cannot convert identity certificate"

Changes

During the SSL configuration a new certificate was requested and received.  This certificate was signed with the SHA-256 algorithm.  This can be seen by clicking on the certificate on a Microsoft Windows machine and viewing the fields.

 

Cause

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