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iPlanet Web Proxy Server - Cipher Mismatch Error When Connecting to Supplier Via Proxy (Doc ID 1623977.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server - Version 4.0.22 to 4.0.22 [Release 4.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Getting Cipher mismatch Error when connecting to a supplier via proxy.

When supplier changes the security requirements on the webservice, the provisioning for our mobile devices does Not work properly.

You get a cipher mismatch Error at the connection attempt and the connection does not work anymore.

The issue is observed on the following versions:

Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0.13 B01/19/2010 04:48
Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server 4.0.19 B03/15/2012 06:29

SunOS spsfpext1v 5.10 Generic_147440-27 sun4v sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-T6320

The issue is observed when the connection attempt is made to the supplier over the proxy server.


 server.xml may have similar entries as below:

<LS id="ls1" port="8443" servername="xxxx" ip="xx.xx.xx.xx" security="on" acceptorthreads="1" blocking="false">
<SSLPARAMS servercertnickname="Server-Cert" ssl2="off" ssl2ciphers="-rc4,-rc4export,-rc2,-rc2export,-desede3,-des" ssl3="on" tls="on" ssl3tlsciphers="+rsa_rc4_128_sha,+rsa_rc4_128_md5,-rsa_rc4_56_sha,-rsa_rc4_40_md5,+rsa_3des_sha,+rsa_des_sha,-rsa_des_56_sha,-rsa_rc2_40_md5,-rsa_null_md5,-fortezza,-fortezza_rc4_128_sha,-fortezza_null,+fips_3des_sha,-fips_des_sha" tlsrollback="on" clientauth="off"/>

You could see the below failure messages in Proxy error logs:



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