Mailer Fails with PKIX Path Building Failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: Unable To Find Valid Certification Path To Requested Target (Doc ID 1221613.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 27-JUL-2013


Symptoms

Email notifications not received as expected. The following error message occurs in the Mailer log:

GMT+02:00]:1282469318128:-1:-1:xxxxx.xx.xx.xx:xxxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:-1:-1:1:20420:SYSADMIN(0):-1:Thread[outboundThreadGroup1,5,outboundThreadGroup]:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:38218:1282468792304:43:ERROR:[SVC-GSM-WFMLRSVC-241458-10006 : oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.SMTPMessageHandler.prepareMessages(String)]:Problem getting HTML content -> oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.FormatterException: Problem getting the HTML content -> oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.NotificationFormatter$FormatterSAXException: Problem obtaining the HTML content -> oracle.apps.fnd.wf.common.HTTPClientException: Unable to invoke method HTTPClient.HTTPConnection.Get caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target

at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.NotificationFormatter.handleResEndTag(NotificationFormatter.java:3456)

at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.NotificationFormatter.endElement(NotificationFormatter.java:578)

at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLContentHandler.endElement(XMLContentHandler.java:210)

 

Cause

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