How to Unblock PaceAppraiser in Java

The new Java update blocks PaceAppraiser. No problem. Here’s the quick fix. We’re working on the permission manifest attribute that will bypass this entirely but till then the Exception Site List does the job.

How can I configure the Exception Site List?
This article applies to:
Java version(s): 7.0
The Exception Site List feature is being introduced in the release of Java 7 Update 51. By adding application URL to the Exception list allows users to run Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) that would normally be blocked by security checks.

Listed below are cases which will allow applications to run by adding the application url to the exception site list:
If application is not signed with a certificate from trusted certificate authority.
If application is hosted locally.
Jar file not having the Permission manifest attribute.
Application signed with an expired certificate.
Certificate used to sign the application cannot be checked for revocation.

Manage the Exception Site List
The exception site list is managed in the Security tab of the Java Control Panel. The list is shown in the tab. To add, edit or remove a URL from list, Click Edit Site List and follow the directions shown.

Add a URL
Click on the Edit Site List button.
Click the Add in the Exception Site List window.
Click in the empty field under Location field to enter the URL.
Example: http://myexample.com (Note: URL should begin with http:// or https://) (type in http://paceappraiser.com and http://paceappraiser.com/papp)
Click OK to save the URL that you entered.
Click Continue on the Security Warning dialog.

Edit a URL
Double click the URL that you want to edit in the Exception Site List window.
Make change to the URL.
Click OK to save the changes.
Remove a URL
Click the URL that you want to remove in the Exception Site List window.
Click Remove.
Click OK to save your change.

Java Exception Site List

January 16, 2014 • Posted in: Articles

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