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HP-UX Java Software - Does java include cryptography extensions?


Does the HP-UX java product include cryptography extensions?


The answer is yes.

The details listed below are taken from the Java Release Notes:

Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) policy files

Due to import control restrictions for some countries, the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) policy files shipped with the J2SE Development Kit and the J2SE Runtime Environment allow strong but limited cryptography to be used. These files are located at


where <java-home> is the jre directory of the JDK or the top-level directory of the J2SE Runtime Environment. An unlimited strength version of these files indicating no restrictions on cryptographic strengths is available on the JDK Web site for those living in eligible countries. Those living in eligible countries may download the unlimited strength version and replace the strong cryptography jar files with the unlimited strength files.

The unlimited strength Jurisdiction Policy Files may be downloaded from the JavaSoft's Web site:

Click here to access the "Java SE Security" web page Non-HP site .


NOTE: One or more of the links above will take you outside the Hewlett-Packard Web site, HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site.

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