wadm Fails To Communicate With the Admin Server After Only Higher Strength Cipher Suites Are Selected in the Admin Server of Oracle iPlanet Web Server (Doc ID 2053193.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The wadm command fails to communicate with the admin server after most of the lower strength ciphers have been disabled in the admin server:

bash-3.2# wadm --user=admin
Please enter admin-user-password>

 

Changes

The admin SSL port has been restricted to only three 256 bit encryption strength ciphers

TLS_ECDH_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SH
TLS_ECDH_ECDSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA

Cause

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