Java - Adding Sites to Exceptions List

End Users may have difficulty using Java enabled websites due to the latest security Edit Site List feature from Java.
Applies to Java 7 Update 45 or higher.

With release of Java 7 Update 45 and higher, web applications that do not have signed vendor jar files will not load Java properly without adding the base website to Edit Site List. 

Symptoms of this issue may present one or more of the following error dialogs:
Application Blocked.  Application Blocked by Security Settings.  Your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running.

Application Blocked.  Application Blocked by Security Settings.  Your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running.

University of Illinois enterprise applications that are affected and need to be added to the Exception Site List:
  • https://bannerforms.apps.uillinois.edu (Banner)
  • https://contracts.apps.uillinois.edu (iCS/Prodagio)
  • https://travelexpense.admin.uillinois.edu (Travel Expense Management)
  • https://sitescope.apps.uillinois.edu  (SiteScope)
  • http://chiappworx1.admin.uillinois.edu  (AppWorx/UC4)
  • http://maps.apps.uillinois.edu (Intellicheck - Evisions FormFusion)
  • https://docdirectpweb.admin.uillinois.edu (ViewDirect Enterprise Folders)
  • https://EDDIE.ds.uillinois.edu (EDDIE)
If the application will not start, use following instructions:

1. Open Start>>Control Panel>>Java. (Windows) 
    System Preferences>>Java (Mac)
    Java Control Panel appears

4. Click Security tab
5. Click Edit Site List button
6. Click Add
7. Enter the URL for the application.  See the list above.
NOTE: Do not add the entire URL.  Use the base URL.
(e.g. https://apps.uillinois.edu not https://apps.uillinois.edu/banner)
8. Click Add
9. Click Apply
 
Close all browsers and restart to apply fix.
Java will load properly when end user opens website.

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Keywords:AITS, Java, JRE, iCS, Prodagio, Travel Expense Management, SiteScope, AppWorx, UC4, IntelliCheck, eVisions, DocumentDirect, ViewDirect, EDDIE   Doc ID:42697
Owner:John C.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2014-08-11 14:02 CDTUpdated:2017-02-06 09:59 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois System
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