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Oracle JRE 8 must have a deployment.properties file present.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-66911 JRE8-UX-000030 SV-81401r1_rule Medium
By default no deployment.properties file exists; thus, no system-wide deployment exists. The file must be created. The deployment.properties file is used for specifying keys for the Java Runtime Environment. Each option in the Java control panel is represented by property keys. These keys adjust the options in the Java control panel based on the value assigned to that key. Without the deployment.properties file, setting particular options for the Java control panel is impossible.
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 8 STIG for Unix 2017-09-27


Check Text ( C-67547r1_chk )
Navigate to the system-level “deployment.properties” file for JRE.


If there is no file entitled “deployment.properties”, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-73011r1_fix)
Create the Java deployment properties file “/etc/.java/deployment/deployment.properties”