cannot resolve symbol

I can't figure out what is causing this?

C:\Temp>javac cannot resolve symbol
symbol  : method getEnabledProtocols  ()
location: class
     String[] protocolArray = socket.getEnabledProtocols();



public class SSLTransportLayer  {

 public static void main(String[] args) {
   String host = "";
   int    port = 5608;

   SSLSocketFactory factory;
   SSLSocket        socket;
   String           hostOutput;
   BufferedReader   br;
   String[] cipherSuite = { "SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5"
         ,"SSL_DH_anon_EXPORT_WITH_DES40_CBC_SHA" };
   /*{ "SSL_DH_anon_WITH_RC4_128_MD5"
                          , "SSL_DH_anon_WITH_RC4_128_MD5"
                          , "SSL_DH_anon_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA"
                          , "SSL_DH_anon_WITH_DES_CBC_SHA"
                          , "SSL_DH_anon_EXPORT_WITH_RC4_40_MD5"
                          , "SSL_DH_anon_EXPORT_WITH_DES40_CBC_SHA" };*/

   try {
     factory = ( SSLSocketFactory ) SSLSocketFactory.getDefault();
     socket  = ( SSLSocket ) factory.createSocket( host, port );
     // Lets see whats supported
     String[] suiteArray = socket.getSupportedCipherSuites();
     for ( int i = 0; i < suiteArray.length; i++ )
           System.out.println( "Supported cipher suites " +  suiteArray[ i ] );
     System.out.println( "Enabled session creation " +  socket.getEnableSessionCreation() );
     System.out.println( "Use client mode " +  socket.getUseClientMode() );
//     System.out.println( "Want client mode " +  socket.getWantClientAuth() );
     System.out.println( "Needs client authentication " +  socket.getNeedClientAuth() );
     String[] protocolArray = socket.getEnabledProtocols();
     for ( int i = 0; i < protocolArray.length; i++ )
           System.out.println( "Enabled protocols " +  protocolArray[ i ] );

     System.out.println("Secure socket made");
     br = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(socket.getInputStream()));
     hostOutput = br.readLine();
     System.out.println(host + " responds with: " + hostOutput);

   } catch (Exception e) {
     System.out.println("Error " + e.getMessage());
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SSLSocket#getSupportedProtocols() does not exist, you need to replace that with:

String[] protocolArray = socket.getSupportedProtocols();
Sorry, this:

 "SSLSocket#getSupportedProtocols() does not exist"

should be:

 "SSLSocket#getEnabledProtocols() does not exist"
Make sure you haven't got your own home-brewed SSLSocket in the classpath (as opposed to, which is what you intend)
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Tacobell777Author Commented:
InteractiveMind ??? Isn't that what I have got?

CEHJ I'm pretty sure no one replaced it as I installed it a couple of weeks ago.
Try compiling thus and see if it makes any difference:

javac -classpath .
Tacobell777Author Commented:
C:\Temp>javac -classpath C:\j2sdk1.4.2_05\bin package does not exist
^ cannot resolve symbol
symbol  : class SSLSocketFactory
location: class SSLTransportLayer
   SSLSocketFactory factory;
>>package does not exist

What JDK version are you using?

Tacobell777Author Commented:
There's something wrong. *does* exist in 1.4. What do you get from

java -version

Sorry that should have been

javac -version
Tacobell777Author Commented:
java version "1.4.2_05"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_05-b04)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2_05-b04, mixed mode)

javac -version is not a valid command line..

I now get the same error with other classes as well, but they compile well on
java version "1.4.2_07"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_07-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2_07-b05, mixed mode)
>>javac -version is not a valid command line..

No - it isn't on some versions. Javac will run against the first javac.exe in %PATH%. What would that be?

echo %PATH%
Tacobell777Author Commented:
do you still need that version, does the verion number I gave above not give you enough info?
>>does the verion number I gave above not give you enough info?

It gives me the version of java, not javac, and the latter is needed here (they can be different)
Tacobell777Author Commented:
Here is the output, sorry it took so long.

tem32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adaptec Shared\System;C:\Program Files\
Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\BINN;C:\Sun\AppServer\jdk\bin;c:\Program Files\Mic
rosoft SQL Server\90\Tools\binn\;C:\PROGRA~1\AMPC\bin;C:\PROGRA~1\AMPC\cygwin\bi
This is almost certainly the version of javac you're compiling with


and i would not be suprised if it is < 1.4. Failure to compile the following will prove that it is:

class LessThanFour {
      void acidTest() {
            "x".replaceAll("", "");
Tacobell777Author Commented:
this is what I get
C:\Temp>javac cannot resolve symbol
symbol  : method replaceAll  (java.lang.String,java.lang.String)
location: class java.lang.String
          "x".replaceAll("", "");
1 error

So can you tell me what you think is wrong and how to fix it?
That's exactly what i expected. It means that your JDK is < 1.4, which is why you can't resolve the SSL class symbol. You need to update to >= 1.4

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Tacobell777Author Commented:
I must be confused I thought I did that, isn't the JDK included in Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment

Or the two different if so can you give me a little run down?
I'm still a newbie to this all.
> "isn't the JDK included in Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment"
No; the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is included in the JDK.

To download the latest version, go here:

And click on the "Download JDK 5.0 Update 4" link.

Once downloaded, install it, (best to use the default path that the installer suggests). Then, you need to reconfigure your PATH variable... I haven't previously read what OS you're on, but I'm going to assume Windows 2K/XP/NT.. Right-click "My Computer" -> select "Properties" -> click on the "Advanced" tab -> click on the "Environment Variables" button -> Now, under the "System Variables" section, you need to find and then double-click on the "Path" variable in the list -> Here, try using the following Path variable instead:

.;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.4_00\bin;C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin;C:\CFusionMX7\verity\k2\_nti40\bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adaptec Shared\System;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\BINN;c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Tools\binn\;C:\PROGRA~1\AMPC\bin;C:\PROGRA~1\AMPC\cygwin\bin;C:\Sun\AppServer\bin

Now, before you save those changes, you need to make sure that the first to directories in that variable:

   C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.4_00\bin   ;   C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin

exist.. They will be where ever you installed this latest JDK..

Another thing: It would probably be wise to uninstall any older versions of the JRE/JDK that you have first .... but you could probably get away without doing that.

Good luck ... and please don't give me any points for this; CEHJ is the one who solved it.
Please *do* give IM some points for that info ;-)
Tacobell777Author Commented:
thanks guys
hehe - thank you both ;)
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