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How to Configure Oracle HTTP Server to Use ECC Certificates and ECDHE_ECDSA CipherSuite (Doc ID 2110254.1)

Last updated on APRIL 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version to [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


ECDHE_ECDSA cipher suite options are provided with newer OHS versions in order to work with ECC certificates. This document will outline requirements and successful implementation of ECC certificates with ECDHE_ECDSA ciphers. Note ECC certificates and ECDHE_ECDSA ciphers are only supported on OHS, 12.1.2, 12.1.3, 12.2.1 and higher where TLS 1.2 protocol is also supported.


- ECDHE_ECDSA ciphers require an ECC (ECDSA) certificate. They will not work with RSA certificates.
- ECDHE_RSA ciphers require an an RSA certificate. They will not work with ECC/ECDSA certificates.

You may also be interested in configuring SSL FIPS 140-2 Standards, which also includes support for ECC certificates:

<Note 2115681.1> SSL FIPS 140-2 Standard for Oracle HTTP Server


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