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Illegal Key Size Or Default Parameters error occurs while running Encryptstring.jar utility (Doc ID 2443584.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2021

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 17.0 [IP2017] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Error encountered while trying encrypt the the truststore and keystore password for IP2017, as required by Siebel Security Guide - Modifying Keystore and Truststore Files -> https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E88140_01/books/Secur/secur_dataencrypt001.htm#sthref105


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When running encryptstring.jar utility to encrypt a plain text, it should return the encrypted value of that plain text.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run command: $<javahome>\bin>java -jar $<siebelhome>\siebel\classes\original\encryptstring.jar <plaintext>
2. Error returned: Illegal key size or default parameters


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Not able to generate encrypted value needed in Tomcat's properties file
 

Changes

 

Cause

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