Enable Cryptography feature in OutSystems J2EE Platform

Enable Cryptography feature in OutSystems J2EE Platform

  
To have the Cryptography feature working throughout OutSystems J2EE Platform it is necessary to update the default policy files with the "Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files" provided by Sun Microsystems in the Java SE download section:

To acomplish the update issue the following tasks:
  1. Download the JCE estension zip file.
  2. Copy the zip file to the OutSystems Platform server machine.
  3. Backup the following files from OutSystems Platform server machine:
    • JAVA_HOME_DIR/jre/lib/security/local_policy.jar
    • JAVA_HOME_DIR/jre/lib/security/US_export_policy.jar
  4. The zip file contains local_policy.jar and US_export_policy.jar files. Extract the content of the zip file to directory "JAVA_HOME_DIR/jre/lib/security/".
  5. Restart JBoss and OutSystems services.

Now the feature provided by the Crypto Extension is ready to be used.

Carlos Cabral