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3191057 - java.lang.SecurityException: Can not initialize cryptographic mechanism - SRS


Upgrade of Replication Server encountering JAVA error:

java.lang.SecurityException: Can not initialize cryptographic mechanism at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.clinit(
at javax.crypto.Cipher.getInstance(
at com.zerog.ia.licensing.EditionHelper.decryptFromStore(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.licensing.EditionHelper.determineEdition(Unknown Source)
at Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Installer.checkAuthorization(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.b4(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.a8(Unknown Source)
at Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.consoleInstallMain(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.executeApplication(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.lang.SecurityException: The jurisdiction policy files are not signed by the expected signer! (Policy files are specific per major JDK release.Ensure the correct version is installed.)
at javax.crypto.JarVerifier.verifyPolicySigned(
at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.loadPolicies(
at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.setupJurisdictionPolicies(
at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.access$000(
at javax.crypto.JceSecurity$
at Method)
at javax.crypto.JceSecurity.(

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  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 16.0 SP04
  • Microsoft Windows


SAP Replication Server 16.0


RepServer, RS, setup.exe, installanywhere , KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , Problem

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