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Cannot send a file in the browser using the Java applet; the Applet is unable to connect to the server


GlobalSCAPE 5
EFT Express (SMB) & Enterprise

THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO:

  • EFT, when using Java applet, all versions (Not available in v7.3.3.21 and later)
  • Mail Express, when using Java applet, all versions

SYMPTOM

Cannot send a file in the browser using the Java applet; the Applet is unable to connect to the server

RESOLUTION

Download and install the "Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files 8 Download" http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jce8-download-2133166.html from Oracle to allow a Java instance to support "strong" ciphers.

MORE INFORMATION

When Java attempts SSL connections, it cannot, by default, use strong ciphers (256bit and higher) *unless* the computer running Java deploys a specific Policy file to enable strong ciphers.


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Last Modified: 2 Years Ago
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