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PKIX path building failed unable to find valid certification path to requested target

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PKIX path building failed unable to find valid certification path to requested target


Missing SQL certificate in cacert (for DS MC RS). 



After extracting the certificate you need to install it in the DS and MC and RS using the keytool command.

This will update the cacert file (Java Store Certificate).


Instruction on page 86 of the Admin guide linked below:


After adding the SQL certificate to DS and MC and RS you should be able to login.


cacerts paths:

1) Design Studio (windows): (C:\Program Files\Kofax RPA x64\jre\lib\security\cacerts)

2) Roboservers (Linux): /opt/KofaxRPA/jre/lib/security/cacerts

3) Management Console (Tomcat Linux): /usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk-




Add trustServerCertificate=true in the JDBC connection string

To do so it is required to create a new Database type in Management Console copying the connection scoring from the Microsoft SQL Server type and adding the option trustServerCertificate=true

Level of Complexity 



Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Kofax RPA 11.x      


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