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Java applet denies access to Cisco PIX Manager interface

By HighTechAngel ·
I'd appreciate a little help with this issue:
I used to have access to the Cisco PIX Manager interface through a PC, actually a W2K domain controller. For some reason the Internet settings on that server were changed to its defaults and from that point on, I haven't been able to launch the PIX manager again.

Some messages about invalid certificates and mismatching host names, etc, have been showing up and after confirming that I still want to run this application, a last window pops up and its status bar reads "Exception: java security. AccessControlException: access denied (java.util.PropertyPermission java.version read)"

I downloaded Java last version and changed the settings so that it let me do anything, however, this access denial keeps on showing.

Any help will be welcome. Thanks.

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Check the JAVA Version

by felltech In reply to Java applet denies access ...

The Cisco PIX does not work with the latest JAVA
release.
Go with Java 1.4.2

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Thanks a lot

by HighTechAngel In reply to Check the JAVA Version
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Or upgrade PDM

by djdawson In reply to Thanks a lot

You can also upgrade to the latest version of PDM for you
PIX, which is 3.0(4) if you're running PIX software 6.3.x.
There was a bug in PDM regarding Java, and the latest
version fixes it.

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cisco pix

by apcsol In reply to Check the JAVA Version

u make my day as I have same problem. now it is all working. Thank you.

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Lucky you

by HighTechAngel In reply to cisco pix

At least it was helpful for somebody out there. I found that it is related to DNS service and the fact that the PIX has a name, but it is invoked with an Ip address and there is something Java finds invalid.

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Java applet denies access to PIX

by sajan In reply to Java applet denies access ...

I found the solution, you use IE 6.0 and JDK version version 1.1.4 with out Service Pack it will work. IE 7.0 is not compatible with PDM 3.0 . so dont try with that. you can reach me mpsajan@gmail.com .

all the best

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Here is the answer

by Jasmeet Singh In reply to Java applet denies access ...

I have the same issue but with the lot's of brain storming and R&amp I came to the conclusion that You don't need to up-grade PDM version . Never mind what version of O/s or browser you have...what you need is JRE 1.4.1. I have tested it on Firefox 2.0 and IE 7 it works perfectly fine.
For Java Runtime Environment 1.4.1 go to this link "http://java.sun.com/products/archive/"

Keep one thing in mind Latest version won't work..... sometime degradation is the option.

For further any discussion you can contact me at jasmeet@akalinfosys.com, buzzjassi@aol.com

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Thank You

by Arvindhar In reply to Here is the answer

You guys are great

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