0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 20, 2003 5:37 AM by Agapios Katsimbris

    unable to instantiate Subject-based policy

    Agapios Katsimbris Newbie

      Does anybody know what the following exception means and why I would get it. I am experimenting with JBoss and JAAS and its thrown during a Subject.doAs(....) call.

      Any help would be really appreciated.


      java.lang.SecurityException: unable to instantiate Subject-based policy
      at javax.security.auth.Policy.getPolicyNoCheck(Policy.java:241)
      at javax.security.auth.Policy.getPolicy(Policy.java:198)
      at javax.security.auth.SubjectDomainCombiner.(SubjectDomainCombiner.java:72)
      at javax.security.auth.Subject$2.run(Subject.java:515)
      at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      at javax.security.auth.Subject.createContext(Subject.java:508)
      at javax.security.auth.Subject.doAs(Subject.java:319)