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NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

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NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

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Hi,

I've just upgraded my lab cluster to NiFi 1.5 and I'm playing around with SSL and LDAP. We have created self signed certificates within our company and I've added the keys/certs to the correspondig truststore/keystore. The base for that was this topic: https://community.hortonworks.com/articles/17293/how-to-create-user-generated-keys-for-securing-nif....

However, the first time when I try to access the NiFi webgui with https, I'm getting the message below.

2018-02-02 14:36:31,822 WARN [Replicate Request Thread-2] o.a.n.c.c.h.r.ThreadPoolRequestReplicator Failed to replicate request GET /nifi-api/flow/current-user to nifi4-01.bblab.ch:8443 due to javax.ws.rs.ProcessingException: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
2018-02-02 14:36:31,827 WARN [Replicate Request Thread-2] o.a.n.c.c.h.r.ThreadPoolRequestReplicator 
javax.ws.rs.ProcessingException: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.internal.HttpUrlConnector.apply(HttpUrlConnector.java:284)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.ClientRuntime.invoke(ClientRuntime.java:278)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.JerseyInvocation.lambda$invoke$0(JerseyInvocation.java:753)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.internal.Errors.process(Errors.java:316)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.internal.Errors.process(Errors.java:298)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.internal.Errors.process(Errors.java:229)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.process.internal.RequestScope.runInScope(RequestScope.java:414)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.JerseyInvocation.invoke(JerseyInvocation.java:752)
        at org.apache.nifi.cluster.coordination.http.replication.ThreadPoolRequestReplicator.replicateRequest(ThreadPoolRequestReplicator.java:661)
        at org.apache.nifi.cluster.coordination.http.replication.ThreadPoolRequestReplicator$NodeHttpRequest.run(ThreadPoolRequestReplicator.java:875)
        at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Unknown Source)
        at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
        at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at sun.security.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.fatal(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.Handshaker.fatalSE(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.ClientHandshaker.processMessage(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.Handshaker.processLoop(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.Handshaker.process_record(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(Unknown Source)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.https.HttpsClient.afterConnect(Unknown Source)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.https.AbstractDelegateHttpsURLConnection.connect(Unknown Source)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream0(Unknown Source)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream(Unknown Source)
        at java.net.HttpURLConnection.getResponseCode(Unknown Source)
        at sun.net.www.protocol.https.HttpsURLConnectionImpl.getResponseCode(Unknown Source)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.internal.HttpUrlConnector._apply(HttpUrlConnector.java:390)
        at org.glassfish.jersey.client.internal.HttpUrlConnector.apply(HttpUrlConnector.java:282)
        ... 14 common frames omitted
Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkTrusted(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(Unknown Source)
        ... 30 common frames omitted
Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.build(Unknown Source)
        at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(Unknown Source)
        ... 36 common frames omitted

Is this normal behavior as we use self-signed certs? As I said, it occurs only once after a fresh start of my cluster. If I try to access the webpage again or do a refresh I can access the webgui and I can see the canvas.

If I check my browser and the SSL certifcate in the address field, then I see a complete successful cert chain without any error (of course I had to import the root CA cert into my browser).

openssl shows the public CA certs.

[root@nifi4-01 cluster]# openssl s_client -connect nifi4-01.bblab.ch:8443
CONNECTED(00000003)
depth=1 C = ch, O = Swisscom, OU = intern, CN = SwisscomCore
verify error:num=19:self signed certificate in certificate chain
---
Certificate chain
 0 s:/C=CH/ST=Bern/L=Worblaufen/O=Swisscom (Schweiz) AG/OU=LI/CN=*.bblab.ch
   i:/C=ch/O=Swisscom/OU=intern/CN=SwisscomCore
 1 s:/C=ch/O=Swisscom/OU=intern/CN=SwisscomCore
   i:/C=ch/O=Swisscom/OU=intern/CN=SwisscomCore
---
Server certificate
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----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8E2c78uNuGnzE1DO28v5d0W4/MLm7OpzaTiW29mIs2uzAgMBAAGjggLVMIIC0TAd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-----END CERTIFICATE-----
subject=/C=CH/ST=Bern/L=Worblaufen/O=Swisscom (Schweiz) AG/OU=LI/CN=*.bblab.ch
issuer=/C=ch/O=Swisscom/OU=intern/CN=SwisscomCore
---
Acceptable client certificate CA names
/DC=CH/DC=TAURI/CN=SwisscomDatacenterCore
/C=ch/O=Swisscom/OU=intern/CN=SwisscomCore
Client Certificate Types: RSA sign, DSA sign, ECDSA sign
Requested Signature Algorithms: ECDSA+SHA512:RSA+SHA512:ECDSA+SHA384:RSA+SHA384:ECDSA+SHA256:RSA+SHA256:DSA+SHA256:ECDSA+SHA224:RSA+SHA224:DSA+SHA224:ECDSA+SHA1:RSA+SHA1:DSA+SHA1
Shared Requested Signature Algorithms: ECDSA+SHA512:RSA+SHA512:ECDSA+SHA384:RSA+SHA384:ECDSA+SHA256:RSA+SHA256:DSA+SHA256:ECDSA+SHA224:RSA+SHA224:DSA+SHA224:ECDSA+SHA1:RSA+SHA1:DSA+SHA1
Peer signing digest: SHA512
Server Temp Key: ECDH, P-256, 256 bits
---
SSL handshake has read 3231 bytes and written 467 bytes
---
New, TLSv1/SSLv3, Cipher is ECDHE-RSA-AES128-SHA256
Server public key is 2048 bit
Secure Renegotiation IS supported
Compression: NONE
Expansion: NONE
No ALPN negotiated
SSL-Session:
    Protocol  : TLSv1.2
    Cipher    : ECDHE-RSA-AES128-SHA256
    Session-ID: 5A746D0F81D6C506ABC23A8FCE0D518521CCCA3EDC03C93B4B30447C83AD6DCC
    Session-ID-ctx: 
    Master-Key: B6F3F4AC7C0626ECE3510AB233D2A01E642DD0B9235BDA46738C8D9BB1F104E5DDBFD2A9BD66032F544452F07E1226D5
    Key-Arg   : None
    Krb5 Principal: None
    PSK identity: None
    PSK identity hint: None
    Start Time: 1517579535
    Timeout   : 300 (sec)
    Verify return code: 19 (self signed certificate in certificate chain)
---
^Xclosed

I just tried it with certificates generated by the nifi tls-toolkit, same behavior. I'm getting this error once after cluster restart. On NiFi 1.4 this wasn't the case.


screen-shot-2018-02-02-at-145411.png
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Re: NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

@JZ

I'm facing similar error.

I am using Nifi 1.2.0. with HTTPS and LDAPS. Recently I have updated the certificated and started facing below error.

I can access Nifi webgui.

When I'm trying to copy files from Nifi gui to S3, I'm getting the below errors.

Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:387)
        at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(PKIXValidator.java:292)
        at sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Validator.java:260)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:324)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:229)
        at sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(X509TrustManagerImpl.java:124)
        at sun.security.ssl.ClientHandshaker.serverCertificate(ClientHandshaker.java:1491)
        ... 50 common frames omitted
Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
        at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.build(SunCertPathBuilder.java:141)
        at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(SunCertPathBuilder.java:126)
        at java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(CertPathBuilder.java:280)
        at sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(PKIXValidator.java:382)
<br>

I have kept, cacert files in java path

/usr/jdk64/jdk1.8.0_112/jre/lib/security/cacerts<br>

and keystore/trustore files

/etc/nifi/3.0.1.1-5/0/keystore.jks

/etc/nifi/3.0.1.1-5/0/truststore.jks<br>

I not getting clear, where exactly valid certification path is located. If you know, please suggest.

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Re: NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Explorer

@Lawand Suraj: Certification Path is not a path on your disk, it is a problem with your certs within the keystore/truststore. Check my screenshot below.

72442-screen-shot-2018-04-25-at-080958.png

However my issue is still there.

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Re: NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

@JZ

I have replaced keystore/truststore with below commands. Where Ab-ssl-sha2.cer is a certificate used to convert to keystore/truststore.

/usr/jdk64/jdk1.8.0_112/bin/keytool -import -file /home/Ab-ssl-sha2.cer -keystore /etc/nifi/3.0.1.1-5/0/keystore.jks -alias keystore_internal
/usr/jdk64/jdk1.8.0_112/bin/keytool -import -file /home/Ab-ssl-sha2.cer -keystore /etc/nifi/3.0.1.1-5/0/truststore.jks -alias truststore_internal

Can you please suggest, where need to do changes?

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Re: NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Explorer

sorry I can't help you with that. I have no knowledge about your certs and their certification path.

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Re: NiFi SSL - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Hello,

Certificates were not created properly. I have compared another working certificate with this certificate and found mismatch.

I have verified certificate through openssl command and then I have copied required certificates from other working application server to issued one. Issue is resolved now but still unable find why below commands doesn't works on server

sudo /usr/jdk64/jdk1.8.0_112/bin/keytool -import -trustcacerts -noprompt -storepass xxxx -alias abc-sha2 -file /home/ec2-user/abc-sha2.cer -keystore /usr/jdk64/jdk1.8.0_112/jre/lib/security/cacerts
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