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From George H <george....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Illegal Key Size problem
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2010 18:05:40 GMT
hmm I thought I did.

I'll double the check.

Thanks.
--
George H
george.dma@gmail.com


On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Sai Pullabhotla <
sai.pullabhotla@jmethods.com> wrote:

> This normally means that you do not have unlimited strength
> jurisdiction policy files installed in the JRE you are using. There
> are a couple of JAR files that you can download from Sun/JRE vendor
> that you need to place in jre/lib/security folder. Without these
> policy files you cannot use strong encryption like a 256-bit keys.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Regards,
> Sai Pullabhotla
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 8:54 AM, George H <george.dma@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a program that uses Derby 10.5.3.0 to create an embedded DB with
> an
> > encryption key.
> > I am using Blowfish/CBC/NoPadding with a key size of 256. I have a
> windows
> > XP and a Linux machine. Both have Sun JDK v1.6 u17 and I installed the
> JCE
> > jar files from the sun site.
> >
> > The problem is that the DB is being created on my linux machine with no
> > problems but, on windows it keeps giving me an error of Illegal Key Size.
> If
> > I switch the encryption to DES with 56bit key then it works fine.
> >
> > I created a sample program in java to test the Blowfish and it works. It
> > just seems to be derby that complains of the illegal key size. Is there
> > something I am missing here?
> >
> > Attached to the email is the log file of derby with the stack trace,
> should
> > it be of help to anyone.
> > --
> > George H
> > george.dma@gmail.com
> >
>

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