esl not working when permissions attribute not in manifest
The working direction for Exception Site List functionality in 7u51 is to
support JARs that are missing the Permissions attribute in the manifest.
We tested, and cannot get one of our older JARs (that is missing the
Permissions Attribute) to run, no matter how we configure the ESL:
Using High or Very High security level. Using "Medium" allows the JAR to run
without any ESL configuration.
These JARs are embedded in Oracle servers and can't just be resigned and
updated. We are counting on ESL to allow existing deployed servers to still