Seemingly Random SSL error using JDK 7 and Oracle Access Manager 11g (Doc ID 2129138.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A Perl client that interfaces with Oracle Access Manager 11g (OAM) via SSL to login and gets session cookies on behalf of users, occasionally gets the following SSL error message:

Error Codes
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error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure

Cause

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