Database Control Fails to Start with Error "Unsupported ciphersuite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA" in emdb.nohup

(Doc ID 2023533.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Following the <DOCUMENT 604903.1> - How To configure DB Console agent to use Stronger Cyphers for the SSL Communication?, the Database Control properties were modified to use the cipher suite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA.

The dbconsole then failed to start with the error message "Unsupported ciphersuite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA" logged in the file DATABASE_ORACLE_HOME/hostname_sid/sysman/log/emdb.nohup:

15/03/20 13:17:56 java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unsupported ciphersuite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA 
15/03/20 13:17:56 at 
15/03/20 13:17:56 at<init>( 15/03/20 13:17:56 at 
15/03/20 13:17:56 at 
15/03/20 13:17:56 at @

The file DATABASE_ORACLE_HOME/sysman/config/ includes:

The the cipher suite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA has been added to the file DATABASE_ORACLE_HOME/oc4j/j2ee/OC4J_DBConsole_<hostname>_<sid>/config/http-web-site.xml.

The dbconsole has been secured with the cipher suite SSL_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA.

The JDK used is version JDK 1.5.x


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