The ldapsearch Command With SSL or StartTLS Throws an Error: IllegalArgumentException(Unsupported ciphersuite MD5) (Doc ID 1543911.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting an ldapsearch with StartTLS to an OUD 11.1.2.0.0 server, an error is thrown:

The Directory Server encountered an unexpected error while attempting to add the client request to the work queue: IllegalArgumentException(Unsupported ciphersuite MD5)
Result Code: 80 (Other)

Changes

 The configuration attribute ds-cfg-ssl-cipher-suite was set in the connection handler config.

Cause

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