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WLS 12.1.2, JAXWS Client With SSL Configuration Using Custom HostName Verifier Fails With "javax.xml.ws.WebServiceException: javax.net.ssl.SSLKeyException: Hostname verification failed" (Doc ID 1630044.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On WebLogic Server 12.1.2.0.0, where custom Host Name Verifier is configed with SSL - when attempting to create a SSL connection between server and web service using wildcard certificates, you see the following error occurs:-

#### <> <> <> javax.xml.ws.WebServiceException: javax.net.ssl.SSLKeyException: Hostname verification failed: HostnameVerifier=weblogic.security.utils.SSLWLSHostnameVerifier, hostname=api.example.com.
at com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.client.HttpClientTransport.readResponseCodeAndMessage(HttpClientTransport.java:210)
at com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.client.HttpTransportPipe.createResponsePacket(HttpTransportPipe.java:239)
at com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.client.HttpTransportPipe.process(HttpTransportPipe.java:230)
at com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.client.HttpTransportPipe.processRequest(HttpTransportPipe.java:143)
at com.sun.xml.ws.transport.DeferredTransportPipe.processRequest(DeferredTransportPipe.java:110)
at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber.__doRun(Fiber.java:1136)
at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber._doRun(Fiber.java:1050)
at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber.doRun(Fiber.java:1019)
at com.sun.xml.ws.api.pipe.Fiber.runSync(Fiber.java:877)
at com.sun.xml.ws.client.Stub.process(Stub.java:464)
at com.sun.xml.ws.client.sei.SEIStub.doProcess(SEIStub.java:174)
at com.sun.xml.ws.client.sei.SyncMethodHandler.invoke(SyncMethodHandler.java:108)
...
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.wrapRun(WebAppServletContext.java:3363)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.run(WebAppServletContext.java:3333)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
at weblogic.servlet.provider.WlsSubjectHandle.run(WlsSubjectHandle.java:57)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.doSecuredExecute(WebAppServletContext.java:2220)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.securedExecute(WebAppServletContext.java:2146)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.execute(WebAppServletContext.java:2124)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletRequestImpl.run(ServletRequestImpl.java:1564)
at weblogic.servlet.provider.ContainerSupportProviderImpl$WlsRequestExecutor.run(ContainerSupportProviderImpl.java:254)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:295)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:254)
Caused By: javax.net.ssl.SSLKeyException: Hostname verification failed: HostnameVerifier=weblogic.security.utils.SSLWLSHostnameVerifier, hostname=api.example.com.
at weblogic.security.SSL.jsseadapter.JaSSLEngine.doPostHandshake(JaSSLEngine.java:675)
at weblogic.security.SSL.jsseadapter.JaSSLEngine.doAction(JaSSLEngine.java:746)
at weblogic.security.SSL.jsseadapter.JaSSLEngine.unwrap(JaSSLEngine.java:132)
at weblogic.socket.JSSEFilterImpl.unwrap(JSSEFilterImpl.java:603)
at weblogic.socket.JSSEFilterImpl.unwrapAndHandleResults(JSSEFilterImpl.java:507)
at weblogic.socket.JSSEFilterImpl.doHandshake(JSSEFilterImpl.java:96)
at weblogic.socket.JSSEFilterImpl.doHandshake(JSSEFilterImpl.java:75)
at weblogic.socket.JSSEFilterImpl.write(JSSEFilterImpl.java:448)
at weblogic.socket.JSSESocket$JSSEOutputStream.write(JSSESocket.java:93)
at java.io.BufferedOutputStream.flushBuffer(BufferedOutputStream.java:82)

Cause

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