"java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: default.policy" found in the Tomcat log after OpenJDK upgrade

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After using "yum/dnf update java-1.8.0-openjdk", the error "java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: /usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk-/lib/security/default.policy" is found in the Tomcat log


  • JBoss Web Server (JWS/Tomcat)
    • 5
    • Tomcat was running during the yum update
    • JAVA_HOME is set to the symlink: /usr/lib/jvm/jre-11-openjdk/
  • OpenJDK
    • 11

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