How to bypass ssl error connecting to sonar enterprise instance?

I can connect to scanner on http but on https, i get error on jenkins scanner pod
is there a sonarscanner flag to pass to avoid this failure?
-Dsonar.skip_ssl=true?

17:43:59.037 INFO: ------------------------------------------------------------------------
17:43:59.037 INFO: EXECUTION FAILURE
17:43:59.037 INFO: ------------------------------------------------------------------------
17:43:59.037 INFO: Total time: 0.966s
17:43:59.048 INFO: Final Memory: 4M/68M
17:43:59.048 INFO: ------------------------------------------------------------------------
17:43:59.048 ERROR: Error during SonarScanner execution
org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.ScannerException: Unable to execute SonarScanner analysis
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.IsolatedLauncherFactory.lambda$createLauncher$0(IsolatedLauncherFactory.java:85)
	at java.base/java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.IsolatedLauncherFactory.createLauncher(IsolatedLauncherFactory.java:74)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.IsolatedLauncherFactory.createLauncher(IsolatedLauncherFactory.java:70)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.EmbeddedScanner.doStart(EmbeddedScanner.java:185)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.EmbeddedScanner.start(EmbeddedScanner.java:123)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.cli.Main.execute(Main.java:73)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.cli.Main.main(Main.java:61)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Fail to get bootstrap index from server
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.BootstrapIndexDownloader.getIndex(BootstrapIndexDownloader.java:42)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.JarDownloader.getScannerEngineFiles(JarDownloader.java:58)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.JarDownloader.download(JarDownloader.java:53)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.IsolatedLauncherFactory.lambda$createLauncher$0(IsolatedLauncherFactory.java:76)
	... 7 more
Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.Alert.createSSLException(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.fatal(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.fatal(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.fatal(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.CertificateMessage$T12CertificateConsumer.checkServerCerts(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.CertificateMessage$T12CertificateConsumer.onCertificate(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.CertificateMessage$T12CertificateConsumer.consume(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLHandshake.consume(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.HandshakeContext.dispatch(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.HandshakeContext.dispatch(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.TransportContext.dispatch(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLTransport.decode(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.decode(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readHandshakeRecord(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(Unknown Source)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.RealConnection.connectTls(RealConnection.java:336)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.RealConnection.establishProtocol(RealConnection.java:300)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.RealConnection.connect(RealConnection.java:185)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.ExchangeFinder.findConnection(ExchangeFinder.java:224)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.ExchangeFinder.findHealthyConnection(ExchangeFinder.java:108)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.ExchangeFinder.find(ExchangeFinder.java:88)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.Transmitter.newExchange(Transmitter.java:169)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.connection.ConnectInterceptor.intercept(ConnectInterceptor.java:41)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:142)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:117)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.cache.CacheInterceptor.intercept(CacheInterceptor.java:94)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:142)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:117)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.BridgeInterceptor.intercept(BridgeInterceptor.java:93)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:142)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RetryAndFollowUpInterceptor.intercept(RetryAndFollowUpInterceptor.java:88)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:142)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.internal.http.RealInterceptorChain.proceed(RealInterceptorChain.java:117)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.RealCall.getResponseWithInterceptorChain(RealCall.java:221)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.shaded.okhttp.RealCall.execute(RealCall.java:81)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.ServerConnection.callUrl(ServerConnection.java:115)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.ServerConnection.downloadString(ServerConnection.java:99)
	at org.sonarsource.scanner.api.internal.BootstrapIndexDownloader.getIndex(BootstrapIndexDownloader.java:39)
	... 10 more
Caused by: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
	at java.base/sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.doBuild(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.validator.PKIXValidator.engineValidate(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.validator.Validator.validate(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.validate(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkTrusted(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.ssl.X509TrustManagerImpl.checkServerTrusted(Unknown Source)
	... 45 more
Caused by: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
	at java.base/sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.build(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.engineBuild(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/java.security.cert.CertPathBuilder.build(Unknown Source)
	... 51 more

Hey there.

If your SonarQube server is being served over HTTPS… it’s probably for a good reason. We don’t think users should be able to send their analyses unencrypted by choice.

What you should focus on is making sure that the Java installation running the scanner trusts the certificiates that are serving your SonarQube server over HTTPS. There are lots of good resources for getting Java to trust self-signed certificates.

My enterprise sonar instance has public cert from public ca. it is not private. so what are steps to configure this such that scanner does not fail.?

What version of SonarQube are you. using, and what version of Java runs your scanner (the info should be at the beginning of your scanner logs)