Deleting cacerts file in Java

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Issue

  • After removing the cacerts file for security reasons, we are getting a FileNotFound exception
  • Getting error after deleting cacerts or later

    java.io.FileNotFoundException: /opt/jdk1.7.0_181/jre/lib/security/cacerts (No such file or directory)
        at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
        at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:146)
        at sun.security.util.AnchorCertificates$1.run(AnchorCertificates.java:60)
            ...
    

Environment

  • Java 8u121 or later
  • Java 7u131 or later

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