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2561709 - ITS Up/Down: Application Blocked by Java Security

Symptom

Run SAP GUI for HTML (WebGUI) when the Java applet(E.G., upload, download, execute or other frontend service method) is invoked,
a security warning dialog stating that the certificate used to identify the application has expired.

See following "Java Application Blocked" screenshot for one of the typical security warning:

Application Blocked by Java Security
For security, applications must now meet the requirements for the High or Very High security
settings, or be part of the Exception Site List, to be allowed to run
...
Reason: Your security settings have blocked an application signed with an expired or
              not-yet-valid certificate from running
Block_EN.png

Following "Security Warning" screenshot shows another typical security warning:

Do you want to run this application?
Name: SAPGUI For HTML Applet
...
Running this application may be a security risk
Risk: This application will run with unrestricted access which may put your computer and personal
         information at risk. The information provided is unreliable or unknown so it is recommended not to
         run this application unless you are familiar with its source
         The certificate used to identify this application has expired.
...
Risk_EN.png


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Environment

  • Use Java Applet on WebGUI
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox (any version which support Java)

Keywords

Java, JRE, Java Application Blocked, Java7u51, Application Blocked by Java Security, not-yet-valid certificate, Exception Site List, WebGUI, SAPGUI For HTML Applet, security setting, Security Warning, Do you want to run this application, Running this application may be a security risk, expired, Local file, export, download, upload, certificate, validity , KBA , BC-FES-ITS , SAP Internet Transaction Server , BC-FES-WGU , SAP GUI for HTML , Problem

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