java.lang.RuntimeException: NYI

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If we are using PGP based or similar encryption in our email application/module, we may get the following exception.

java.lang.RuntimeException: NYI
    at cryptix.jce.provider.elgamal.ElGamalCipher.engineGetParameters(ElGamalCipher.java:120)
    …

Here NYI is Not Yet Implemented ! The default policy setting of Java is not capable of handling encryption/decryption with higher strength keys. To add that support we need to download the Java(TM) Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files.

Download JCE: http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/security/

Extract the downloaded archive and copy the JAR files (US_export_policy.jar & local_policy.jar) to Java_home/jre/lib/security. If those JAR files are already present in that directory, replace them with the newly downloaded archives.

Hope this helps.

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