JDK-8170498 : Update docs to reflect unlimited policy file by default
  • Type: Sub-task
  • Component: docs
  • Sub-Component: guides
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2016-11-29
  • Updated: 2017-09-07
  • Resolved: 2017-09-07
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JCE Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files
This will be going away and will not be part of the JDK 9 download bundles.  If folks need limited policy, they can either change the Security property or edit the unlimited files themselves.  It's no longer a signed jar.

How to Make Applications"Exempt" from Cryptographic Restrictions

Update:  This will need to be updated slightly to say that it is no longer needed in JDK 9, but this will be left in in case limited policy files are used in other distros (e.g. likely IBM).

How to enable 256 AES ciphersuites.

Update:  Same as above.

If stronger algorithms are needed (for example, AES with 256-bit

Update:  Same as above.

AES_256 require stronger...

Update:  Same as above.