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From Aki Yoshida <>
Subject Re: Problem using OCSP and truststore configuration in the http conduit
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:57:48 GMT
it's fixed with CXF-6000 in 3.1.0, 3.0.2, and 2.7.13.

2014-09-12 18:29 GMT+02:00 Aki Yoshida <>:
> hi joerg,
> umm. you may be right.
> I looked at the cxf's code and see that is using KeyManagerFactory's
> default for both KeyManager and TrustManager.
> TrustManagerFactory's default is in fact PKIX, so if its value is used
> for the TrustManager instantiation instead, it should be working.
> i'll will verify this.
> regards, aki
> 2014-09-12 12:24 GMT+02:00 Kessler, Joerg <>:
>> Hi Aki,
>> Yes, that solves the problem. No, I did not configure it for the system properties
trust store access.  I assume that activating of OCSP/CRL (using
and somehow changes  the default implicitly and CXF is not
aware of that. I simply did not know that you can configure the algorithm (and in case one
wants to use OCSP/CRL you must configure it). I still have some doubts because a user might
not expect that he has to configure it and if he does not test it this security measure does
not work although he thinks it is active.
>> Thanks and best regards,
>> Jörg
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Aki Yoshida []
>> Sent: Freitag, 12. September 2014 00:24
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Problem using OCSP and truststore configuration in the http conduit
>> i'm not sure what needs to be done. So this is just a guess.
>> what do you set at the factoryAlgorithm property of your CXF's
>> TrustManager configuration? Is it set to PKIX?
>> <sec:trustManagers factoryAlgorithm="PKIX">
>> Could it be that you are setting the algorithm explicitly in your
>> non-cxf program but not in the cxf's configuration?
>> 2014-09-08 15:12 GMT+02:00 Kessler, Joerg <>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am testing OCSP together with a CXF WS consumer. I am addressing my own trust
store in the http conduit. I created my own CA  and a certificate (localhost) holding the
location url of the validation service (on my computer).  The scenario is CXF->https://localhost->CXF.
 OCSP is supported by the JDK since Java 5. So I expected no problems. But when sending messages
the validation url is not called to check the certificate and no error occurs. I did a lot
of experiments and found out that it works when I set the trust store using the system property instead of the conduit. I tried to debug the problem and found  that provides two classes: PKIXFactory and
SimpleFactory. When PKIXFactory was instantiated then it worked (verifier was called), using
SimpleFactory it did not work. I could even change the algorithm in the debugger from 'simple'
to 'PKIX' and then it worked. But I was unable figure out when and why 'PKIX' or 'simple'
 is set. I came to the class>getDefaultAlgorithm() that
seems to return the value somehow. But finally I got stuck. The problem seems to be caused
by the method how CXF provides the trust store for ssl communication.
>>> I can provide two simple tests that demonstrate the problem and should run on
any local environment. One using the system property that fails due to the missing validation
service (verified by the ssl debug trace) and one using the conduit that is always successful
 because no validation is called. Both use the same certificate/trust store.
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Jörg

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