Unable to launch Applications Manager v8 client after upgrading to Java 1.8_131

Document ID : KB000084552
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Error Message :
Error: unsigned application requesting unrestricted access to system the following resource is signed with a weak signature algorithm MD5withRSA and is treated as an unsigned: http://xxxx/x/x/groovy-all-1.7.10 _signed.jar

After upgrading client side Java to 1.8_131, users are unable to open the Application Manager version 8.0 client.

The following pop up is displayed after launching the application from the intro page:


Selecting the details button shows the following:

Cause type:
Root Cause: Application Manager (AM) 8 uses a legacy build with java 5. Java 1.8_121 + will block the client connection as AM 8 was built with an older version of java and older signature algorithm (MD5).
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Applications Manager 9.0.0 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Use an older version of Java pre-1.8_131 for the client side Java.