SSL certificate validation where machines have multiple NICs

(Doc ID 1641592.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Many of our machines have multiple NICs and have names assigned to them like 

Each machine may have one certificate, but the CN of the certificate will necessarily match only one machine name. Can this be relaxed?

The certificate validation taking place yields the following message in sites.log

[2013-11-07 19:11:21,718 GMT] [ERROR] [temBasedClusteredEventExecutor] [com.fatwire.logging.cs] Exception reading url from
com.fatwire.cs.core.http.HttpAccessException: hostname in certificate didn't match: !=


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