Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server 4.0.25 And Above Has Issue With SSL Communication to Backend Server (Doc ID 2129678.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server - Version 4.0.22 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

What is the cause after upgrading to iPlanet Web Proxy Server 4.0 Update 25 (aka 4.0.25) which implements TLS 1.1/TLS1.2, the previously working reverse proxy to a backend server no longer works. It fails to work immediately after the patch is applied with no configuration change involved.
 

Solution

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