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2 Replies Latest reply: May 29, 2012 2:35 AM by itichy RSS

Signed applet runs in Firefox but not in Internet Explorer

itichy Newbie
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I've signed an applet with

keytool -genkey -validity 3650 -keyalg rsa -alias ddkey
keytool -export -alias ddkey -file ddcert.crt
jarsigner planner.jar ddkey
jarsigner -verify -verbose -certs planner.jar

but loaded from the webserver with...

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Planner </TITLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<APPLET CODE="mypack/Planner.class" ARCHIVE="planner.jar" WIDTH="100%" HEIGHT="100%">
<PARAM name="customer" value="mycustomer">
</APPLET>
</BODY>
</HTML>


.... the applet only works with firefox and not in Internet Explorer. Even with a new certificate, IE does not ask me whether I trust the applet or not. Only a blank screen with a red cross..
In spite of having configured "show Java console", the Java console is NOT opened in the task bar, so I cannot add further log messages....

Why do the two browsers behave differently?? How can I fix it?
Appreciate any hint :-)

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