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Archived:The root certificate for Java Verified is missing in the early Series 40 and S60 2nd Edition devices (Known Issue)

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Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia 6230, Nokia 3220
Nokia 6600
CompatibilityArticle
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (February 3, 2005, updated January 9, 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (23 Oct 2013)

Overview

Some devices don't have the root certificate for Java Verified (Geotrust CA for UTI), which is needed for the installation of Java Verified tested applications. The shipment of those devices started before the certificate was available.

Description

The Java Verified testing and certification program uses a UTI root certificate (also known as "GeoTrust CA for UTI"). This root certificate is missing from the Nokia 6600, Nokia 6230, and Nokia 3220 devices. When this root certificate is missing, the Java Verified tested applications cannot be installed.

Solution

Java Verified applications can be installed if the following attributes are removed from the JAD file: MIDlet-Certificate-1-1 and MIDlet-Jar-RSA-SHA1. Without these lines the MIDlet is treated as untrusted and it thereby gives a warning message during the installation. This makes the application appear as if it were unsigned, but it is possible to install the application similarly as any unsigned application. When the MIDlet-Certificate-1-1 and MIDlet-Jar-RSA-SHA1 are removed, the MIDlet-Permissions attribute becomes redundant and it can be removed as well.

In some cases, updating the firmware may solve the problem.

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