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The web site moved to Oracle's Single Sign-On (SSO) mechanism for JCP user authentication in April 2015.

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Login Questions

Q: I just got an e-mail that an SSO login was created for me. What is going on??
A: will use Oracle's Single Sign-On login mechanism for accessing JCP accounts. The PMO has checked and found that no SSO login existed with the same e-mail address as in your JCP account. Therefore, an SSO login was created for you with that e-mail address. You will need to follow the link in the e-mail message to create a password for your login. Once you have created a password, you will then be able to use SSO to log in and access normally.

Q: I don't remember my Oracle SSO credentials. Can you help?
A: Your SSO login uses your e-mail address to identify you. If you can't remember your password, use

Q: I know my SSO login uses a different e-mail address than my JCP account. How do I get them to match?
A: Contact the PMO at and let us know about the issue so that we can help resolve the issue.
When you write to us, make sure to either:
    a) write to us from your JCP account's e-mail address, or
    b) provide the user ID, address, or telephone number as shown on your JCP account, so that we can be confident of your identity.

Q: I'm trying to login, and the SSO page tells me that I have an "invalid login" when I use my JCP login ID! How do I login?
A: Oracle SSO uses your e-mail address to identify you. The JCP user ID is no longer used.

Q: I'm trying to login to SSO, and my password is not working. How do I fix this?
A: Oracle SSO login does not use the password you set for your old account. If you can't remember your password, use

Q: Why do I have to use SSO to access my account?
A: Oracle administrates the JCP Program Management Office, and Oracle is working to provide a uniform Single Sign-On experience.

Q: I don't want to use Oracle's SSO to access my JCP account. What are my options?
A: You may continue to view drafts, read Executive Committee meeting minutes, review JSRs' project pages, and post feedback to JSRs' mailing lists, all without logging in to In order to join an Expert Group, submit a JSR, access a JSR's Update tab, or become a JCP Member, you will need an Oracle SSO login to access these JCP features.

Q: I've registered for an SSO login. But now when I try to log in, I get an "email not verified" error message! How do I verify my e-mail address?
A: Return to your Oracle profile page (, log in, and then find the link labeled "send verification email" just below your email address. Click that link. The system will send you an e-mail message soon after that. In that e-mail message will be a link you must click to verify your e-mail address. When you click the link, you will be prompted to log in to your Oracle SSO profile. Once you have done so, your SSO login will be verified. Return to and click the "Sign In" button again.