Getting an error while installing SonarLint

  • versions used : sonarlint 4.2

  • steps to reproduce :
    I am trying to install sonarlint 4.2 from Eclipse -> Marketplace

    My Eclipse version,
    Eclipse IDE for Eclipse Committers
    Version: 2019-03 (4.11.0)
    Build id: 20190314-1200
    OS: Windows 8, v.6.2, x86_64 / win32
    Java version: 1.8.0_45

  • error observed :

Unable to read repository at https://eclipse-uc.sonarlint.org/content.xml.
sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Hello, thank you for your feedback.

If possible, could you try to update your Java version?

1.8.0_45 is quite old and might try to use outdated certificates to validate the one served by the update site.