Tag Archives: Transport Layer Security

HTTPS Communication: How it works?


Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a Web server. Here’s how Verisign, one of the leading SSL Certificate Authority, describes about SSL: Web servers and Web browsers rely on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to […]

How to resolve java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: Path does not chain with any of the trust anchors error in axis2?


I was getting this error (see below) in one of our axis2 based web service, and this is what I did to resolve it. org.apache.axis2.AxisFault: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path validation failed: java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: Path does not chain with any of the trust anchors at org.apache.axis2.AxisFault.makeFault(AxisFault.java:430) at org.apache.axis2.transport.http.SOAPMessageFormatter.writeTo(SOAPMessageFormatter.java:83) … Caused by: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxIOException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path validation failed: java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: […]