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How do I configure java 6 to use FIPS 140-2 complaint SSL ??  RSS feed

Sam Arnolds
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I need to implement java JDK ssl in a FIPS mode, so that my compiled java clients can connect via https to our apache server.

1) I am thinking I just need to implement a FIPS complaint java ssl configuration. I found the below link, which sounds like what I want to do, but I am still not sure how to do this... sounds like I need SunPKCS11-NSS , but where do I get this, and how do I install?

2) Is there a way to tell java to use only TLS for secure communciations?

When I try to implement above link, I get this:

Exception in thread "main" Crypto provider not installed: SunPKCS11-NSS
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(
at Method)
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