LiveCycle ES3: ReaderExtensionsService – PKI Intialization failed. Exception: com/rsa/jsafe/provider/JsafeJCE


If you have installed ADEP/LC ES3 (10.0.x) you may notice the following error in the server log when starting the application server:

2012-04-18 15:32:49,500 ERROR [com.adobe.livecycle.readerextensions.ReaderExtensionsService] (main) PKI Intialization failed. 
Exception: com/rsa/jsafe/provider/JsafeJCE
2012-04-18 15:32:49,515 ERROR [org.jboss.ejb.plugins.LogInterceptor] (main) RuntimeException in method: 
public abstract java.lang.Object com.adobe.idp.dsc.transaction.impl.ejb.adapter.EjbTransactionBMTAdapterLocal.doRequiresNew(
throws com.adobe.idp.dsc.DSCException:ALC-DSC-099-000: com.adobe.idp.dsc.DSCRuntimeException:
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: Class name com.rsa.jsafe.provider.JsafeJCE from package com.rsa.jsafe.provider not found.


This error can occur when the wrong JSAFE and CERTJ JAR files have been imported to your application server.


Review the installation/configuration documentation and ensure the correct JAR files have been copied to your application server.

For example:

reference: (183158539)

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