JBWS024057: Failed Authentication : Subject has not been created

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  • After upgrading from EAP 7.4.9 to 7.4.12, an exposed webservice is giving below error on invoking

WARNING [org.apache.cxf.phase.PhaseInterceptorChain] Interceptor for XXXX has thrown exception, unwinding now: java.lang.SecurityException: JBWS024057: Failed Authentication : Subject has not been created
at org.jboss.wsf.stack.cxf.security.authentication.SubjectCreatingPolicyInterceptor.createSubject(SubjectCreatingPolicyInterceptor.java:133)
at org.jboss.wsf.stack.cxf.security.authentication.SubjectCreatingPolicyInterceptor.handleMessage(SubjectCreatingPolicyInterceptor.java:106)
at org.apache.cxf.phase.PhaseInterceptorChain.doIntercept(PhaseInterceptorChain.java:308)
at org.apache.cxf.transport.ChainInitiationObserver.onMessage(ChainInitiationObserver.java:121)


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 7.4.1

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