iPlanet Web Server 7.0.13 and 6.1sp13 or Newer Patch Causes Problems With F5 BigIP On SSL Traffic (Doc ID 1442958.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


After upgrading to WS7.0u13, SSL traffic through BigIP F5 stops working.  The client displays the error "The connection was reset" or produces a blank page without error.  Collecting the ssl protocol packet traces shows that the SSL handshake was negotiated without any problems and SSL encryption was working just fine.

 

The same problem can also occur after upgrading from lower WS6.1 versions to WS6.1sp13 or newer.

Cause

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