Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle HTTP Server - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This note describes several problems with regard to configuring OHS with SSL in FMW Control.
- Out of the box OHS has an SSL port configured
- The default SSL configuration uses "Server Authentication" and "SSLProtocol All"
- Access the following via FMW Control: "ohs1 -> Administration -> Virtual Hosts -> Choose the HTTPS port, Configure -> SSL Configuration"
- You will notice that SSL Authentication and SSL Protocol are blank
- These should not be blank as the defaults within OHS are "Server Authentication" and "All" respectively.
- Following on from above, according to this page, SSL Protocol is a mandatory parameter as it has an asterisk next to it. SSL Authentication has no asterisk next to it so we assume it is not mandatory
- Change SSL Protocol to All and click OK and the following error will appear:
Error in configuring SSL for this component./Farm_wtdomain/wtdomain/ohs1"
- As soon as I set SSL Authentication to Server Authentication, it accepts the changes. SSL Authentication is actually a mandatory parameter
- After performing the above FMW Control goes back to the Virtual Hosts page
- Go back into the Virtual Hosts -> choose the HTTPS port, Configure -> SSL Configuration
- "SSL Authentication" is blank again
- If you choose to make changes to Ciphersuites or SSL Protocol, then it will fail as SSL Authentication is blank and needs to be set again before changes are accepted.
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