SSL Call from WLS 12.1.1 to WLS 10.3.5 Fails "NEW ALERT With Severity: FATAL, Type: 70" When Using TLS 1.2 Protocol (Doc ID 1544573.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SSL Handshake failure is seen when making RMI over T3s from WebLogic Server 12.1.x which uses Java 7 JSSE to WebLogic Server 10.3.x version where Java 6 Certicom
is being used. During the SSL Handshake, Certicom side, on receiving TLSv1.2 ClientHello fails and throws "java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unsupported Protocol Version"

Scenario shown below is when WLS 12.1.1 is making a SSL call with JSSE TLSv1.2 to WLS 10.3.5.0.6 with Certicom SSL.

 

Cause

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