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Trail: Deployment
Lesson: Deployment In-Depth
Section: Deployment Best Practices
Signing JAR Files Only When Necessary
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Signing JAR Files Only When Necessary

Signed rich Internet applications (RIAs) display security warnings when the user tries to launch and use the RIA. When users are trying to access a simple RIA, security dialog boxes might unnerve them and turn them away from the application. Hence, sign your RIA only if you need to (for example, when accessing native libraries).

Recent enhancements to the RIA technology eliminate the need to sign your RIA in the following cases:

See the following topics for more security related information about RIAs.

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