javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException

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  • The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the GoDaddy intermediate CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by GoDaddy intermediate, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} 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 com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}
    via by Sam Haldane,
  • The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the StartSSL CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by StartSSL, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} 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 com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}
    via by Muhammad Fahd [Atlassian],
  • The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the GoDaddy intermediate CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by GoDaddy intermediate, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} 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 com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}
    via by Sam Haldane,
  • The OnDemand keystore doesn't contain the StartSSL CA cert. This means when users try to create applinks to hosts with SSL certs signed by StartSSL, errors like this appear in the logs: {noformat} 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 com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more {noformat}
    via by Muhammad Fahd [Atlassian],
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    • 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 com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:174) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(SSLSocketImpl.java:1764) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:241) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Handshaker.java:235) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1206) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(ClientHandshaker.java:136) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Handshaker.java:593) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Handshaker.java:529) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:958) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1203) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.writeRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:654) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:100) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.AppOutputStream.write(AppOutputStream.java:114) at SSLPoke.main(SSLPoke.java:23) Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:323) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:217) at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:218) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:126) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:209) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:249) at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1185) ... 9 more Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:174) at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:238) at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:318) ... 15 more

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