Bug 1247772 - Regression: javaws fails with "Network connect error"
Regression: javaws fails with "Network connect error"
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1245341
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.8.0-openjdk (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Deepak Bhole
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Reported: 2015-07-28 16:28 EDT by Paul Stauffer
Modified: 2015-07-29 14:24 EDT (History)
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Description Paul Stauffer 2015-07-28 16:28:24 EDT
We use APC model AP5610 digital IP KVM appliances for remote console access to many systems.  This appliance serves up dynamically generated .jnlp files via a web interface, which allow the client to connect to the remote server console.  These jnlp files have a number of security issues (missing permissions attribute, missing manifest entries; also the appliance itself has an expired embedded web server SSL cert that can't be changed), but until the release of  java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.51-4.b16.fc22, we were able to click through the warnings and they've worked fine.

With java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.51-4.b16.fc22, we can no longer connect, and javaws pops up a "Network connect error" dialog box.

Running from the command line with the "-nosecurity" option seems to have no effect on the behavior.

Downgrading to the previous release, java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.45-36.b13.fc22, makes everything work properly again.
Comment 1 Paul Stauffer 2015-07-28 16:31:32 EDT
Note also Bug 471413 from several years ago.  Same equipment, same symptom, apparently different cause.  Is it possible some additional stanza(s) need to be added to the ~/.java.profile file discussed there, to work around some new additional security checks that have been added in 1.8.0.51?
Comment 2 jiri vanek 2015-07-29 01:39:41 EDT
I guess this is duplicate of https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1245341

Do you mind to confirm, and if so close appropriately?
Comment 3 Paul Stauffer 2015-07-29 14:24:43 EDT
Duplicate confirmed.  Closing.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1245341 ***

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