Last updated on MARCH 07, 2017
Applies to:Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When Web Server 7.0 Reverse Proxy makes a connection to an SSL enabled backend server, the CLIENT HELLO message in the SSL handshake is wrapped into a SSL record that contains the protocol version as SSLv2 although the version field in the CLIENT HELLO message says TLS1.0. Due to this the connection is refused by some backend server that supports only SSLv3 and TLS (e.g by JBoss 6.3.3)
Below is extracted from the snoop captured when the Reverse Proxy makes SSL connection to another server and it shows SSLv2 Record Layer:
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