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Running Host On-Demand 11.0.8 as a local client using Oracle JRE 1.7.0_25 fails to launch

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to launch the IBM Rational Host On-Demand local client with Oracle JRE 1.7.0_25 results in a pop-up window indicating the application is blocked by security settings.


The following pop-up displays when launching the Host On-Demand local client indicating 'Application Blocked by Security Settings':


Additionally, the Java console might display the following exception:

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When using Oracle's JRE 1.7 Update 25 you experience unexpected behavior when trying to launch Host On-Demand on local client. This behavior is a known issue introduced by changes in the Oracle's new JRE 1.7 Update 25. The issue is documented at Oracle 's JRE Update Release Notes.

Resolving the problem

Host On-Demand 11.0.8 cumulative refresh pack does not support Oracle's JRE 1.7.0_25.

The highest Oracle's JRE supported by Host On-Demand is 1.7.0_21.

Related information

Update Release Notes Java 1.7 Update 25

Document information

More support for: Rational Host On-Demand

Software version: 11.0.8

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1648495

Modified date: 30 August 2013

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