How to resolve “Error in establishing connection with TRACES Websocket Esigner” on TRACES?

You might be facing issues with Emsigner on TRACES, In this article I made an attempt to give 100% solution for this issue.

The most common error while signing/validating with DSC on TRACES is

“Error in establishing connection with TRACES Websocket Esigner. Please ensure that WebSigner Setup is installed and service is running on your machine and there are no proxies enabled on the browser while doing DSC activities”

Steps to resolve this error:

1. Un-install earlier Java Utility, that was installed on your PC.

2. Download Java Utility from the below link and Install JAVA 8 Update 162 32 bit version only by using run as


3. Download TRACES WebSigner Setup V 2.0 setup file and right Click on the setup file > click on “Install” option to start
the installation.

4. Now restart your PC, then Go to start menu and right click on emSigner and select run as administrator to start the

That’s it, now Insert your DSC Token and install required drivers.

And you will be able to validate DSC on Emsigner without any hurdles.


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