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Java SE 7 New Features Ed 1 course

The first of the Java SE 7 courses - D72697GC10 - Java SE 7 New Features Ed 1 is now on the public schedule on

JSSE Oracle Provider Default Disabled TLS Cipher Suites

The following TLS cipher suites are supported by Oracle provider, SunJSSE. These cipher suites are disabled by default because of one of the following reasons:
obsoleted weak cipher suitesanonymous cipher suitesno encryption cipher suites (null cipher)Kerberos cipher suites Cipher suites for Kerberos (KRB5) need additional KRB5 service configuration, and these cipher suites are not common in practice.

You are NOT supposed to use these cipher suites unless you really know what you're doing from a standpoint.