Exception "Unable to register security provider: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.bouncycastle.jce.provider.BouncyCastleProvider" when invoking bin/client script

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After patching Fuse 6.3 or A-MQ 6.3 to Rollup patch 20, or installing a new Fuse or A-MQ Rollup 20 product home, the bin/client shows the following exception
$ jboss-fuse-6.3.0.redhat-516/bin/client
client: JAVA_HOME not set; results may vary
Unable to register security provider: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.bouncycastle.jce.provider.BouncyCastleProvider
Logging in as karaf
$ cat jboss-fuse-6.3.0.redhat-516/bin/client | grep bcprov


  • Fuse 6.3 Rollup 20
  • A-MQ 6.3 Rollup 20

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