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Important: Issue with SSL & Java (Sun JDK)

Please note:


There is a known issue with Sun's JDK, and its implementation of SSL, specificially with regard to its use Verisign's certs, that is currently preventing that platform from creating SSL connections. This issue is preventing Java clients from accessing secure Web services, including the one provided by salesforce.com.


For more information, please see:



Following the instructions at the link above will provide a resolution.


The resolution provides 2 options. One is to import new certificates from verisign to your jre, the other is to install a patched version of the java SDK and/or JRE.


To download the latest java SDK Standard Edition, visit http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html

To download the latest java SDK Enterprise Edition, visit http://java.sun.com/j2ee/download.html


These downloads have the required certificates.

Message Edited by benjasik on 05-17-2005 09:28 PM