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Caused by: PKIX path building failed: unable to find valid certification path to requested target

asked 2017-05-15 17:44:53 -0500

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I tried to following the instructions to enable Kerberos settings and complete the configuration, but streamsets is not authenticating users in LDAP

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answered 2017-05-15 21:52:19 -0500

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Generally, Java error messages including "PKIX path building failed" indicate that you were trying to establish a TLS connection to a host, but the certificate chain was missing a link between the cert the host sent and the set of trusted certificate authorities (CA) in your Java's TrustStore.

In some places, SDC provides explicit config points for providing a supplemental TrustStore that has the necessary intermediate certificates or CA that's missing. This is common among newer public CAs and when using certificates signed by a non-public corporate CA.

Likely, the solution to your problem would be to create a TrustStore that includes the full certificate chain of your LDAP server and set it JVM-wide with the and system properties.

You can pass this at startup via the SDC_JAVA_OPTS environment variable, for example:

There are some pretty good documents online and in Cloudera's documentation regarding TrustStores.

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