After Applying OHS/Web-Tier Patch Set 11.1.1.9 : SSL Connection to WLS fails with "Failure of Web Server bridge" (Issue 2 - SSL Ciphers) (Doc ID 2094799.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.2 to 10.3.6
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.9.0 to 11.1.1.9.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Notice: There is another issue which presents the same exact way from an OHS standpoint. The error in the WLS logs will be different than above. If you encounter the error, "Invalid/unknown SSL header was received from peer HOST - IP during SSL handshake", see , "After Applying OHS/Web-Tier Patch Set 11.1.1.9 : SSL Connection to WLS fails with "Failure of Web Server bridge" (Issue 1 - SSL Protocols)"

Symptoms

After patching OHS from 11.1.1.x to 11.1.1.9 validation testing fails with:

 



Changes

WLS Managed Server's SSL security has been configured to support specific cipher suite(s) as described in <Note 1484562.1>, "Understanding SSL Protocols and Configuring Cipher Suites for Oracle WebLogic Server", in this case, using SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_MD5 and/or SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA.

Cause

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