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3269905 - Tomcat fails to use SSL or SAML configuration with CACERTS errors


  • After configuring SAML per KBA 2791348 SSO fails to redirect
  • SAML logs show nothing but tomcat stderr.log shows the following errors DerInputStream.getLength(): lengthTag=109, too big. failed to extract any certificates or private keys - maybe bad password?
SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet [equinoxbridgeservlet] in context with path [/BOE] threw exception [Filter execution threw an exception] with root cause
java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to read the field 'jks' of a null object loaded from static field org.apache.commons.ssl.TrustMaterial.JSSE_CACERTS



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.3 SP2 patch 500
  • To note this issue is external to SAP so it could occur on other version or patches


KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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