Protocol handler not found : https

Posted on 2006-03-21
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
I have Java program running standalone in a Linux enviornment.  It is attempting to connect to an https URL using an instance of:

The program worked find as a Java servlet running under Tomcat on the same Linux box.  When I moved it to standalone the attempts to connect to the https URL fails : Protocol handler not found : https

My JDK version is : jdk1.5.0_05

My PATH variable is set to : /usr/java/jdk1.5.0_05/bin
My JAVA_HOME variable is set to : /usr/java/jdk1.5.0_05

Question by:RickFischer
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    why not simply using httpclient instead of
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    The problem is that is used to connect with HTTP (Hyper Text Transport Protocol).

    While to connect to HTTPS, wich use SSL (Securre Socket Layer), you should use, check:

    Hope this help,

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