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Notes (W32 and MAC64), and Sametime 9.0.1 FP1 Standalone and Embedded ST Clients fails with a certificate error

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem

If you have tried to install the following post April 19th, the installation will fail with a certificate expiration issue as noted below:

- Notes Client 853FP6IF15, 901FP9 or 901FP10, with or without Embedded Sametime or Designer
- Notes MAC 64-bit IFx
- Sametime 9.0.1 FP1

    "CWPST1015W: Plugin com.ibm.rcp.provisioning.feature_9.0.1.20170629-1747 failed to install. The reason provided is CWPST1002W: Signature has expired

    CWPST1015W: Plugin com.ibm.rcp.provisioning.feature_9.0.1.20170629-1747 failed to install. The reason provided is CWPST1002W: Signature has expired java.security.cert.CertificateExpiredException: NotAfter: Thu Apr 19 18:59:59 CDT 2018"

The Development team is aware of this issue and is being tracked via APAR LO93924 and SPR #PCMAAXZNQB. The team is looking at the root cause and possible implications on other versions.

Please note the problem is not reproducible with earlier Notes Clients 901FP7 or 901FP8.


Resolving the problem

We have found a solution for the certificate issue for all products and versions. Please see the eGA for each product and version in the table below. Please note this is subject to change depending on the outcome of our QE Testing.

Product Version Projected eGA/Release Date
Notes Client 853FP6IF16 Released Saturday April 28, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details
Notes Client 901FP9IF2 Released Friday April 27, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details
Notes Client 901FP10IF3 Released Monday April 30, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details
MAC 64-bit IF15 Released Friday April 27, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details
Sametime Standalone 9.0.1 FP1 Windows & MAC Released Tuesday May 1, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details
Sametime Embedded Notes Windows & MAC Addons Released Tuesday May 1, 2018
Please reference this Technote for download details

Please note if you have a custom hotfix built on top of 853FP6, 901FP9 or 901FP10, please create a new PMR to request a new hotfix built with the fix to this SPR #PCMAAXZNQB.

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes
Install/Setup

Software version: 8.5.3.6, 9.0.1.9, 9.0.1.10

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2015805

Modified date: 14 May 2018


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