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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2024

Applies to:

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


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"


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.




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