FATAL Alert:BAD_CERTIFICATE - When handshaking with an external WebService with certificates unsupported by Certicom

(Doc ID 1671346.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

WebLogic Server behaves as a client of an external WebService. Upon hitting the URL https://foo.bar.com?WSDL handshake will fail and upon enabling SSL debugs on Client Side (WebLogic Server), the following can be seen:

Important is to mention that JSSE it's already enabled at Server level.

Cause

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