Failed to set SSL cipher preference information: unknown cipher error after upgrading to latest solaris patch (Doc ID 1984426.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.3 SP1 to 11.1.1.5.2 [Release 6.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 After upgrading the Solaris OS to latest patch, not able to start the Directory Server with below Error

##[25/Feb/2015:12:44:24 -0500] - WARNING<4748> - SSL - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 -  Security Initialization: Failed to set SSL cipher preference information: unknown cipher SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5 (error -8190 - security library: received bad data.)

Solution

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