javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Received fatal alert: illegal_parameter SSL Exceptions When Trying To Connect From Weblogic 12.2.1.x To An External Web Service Hosted In Tuxedo Gateway

(Doc ID 2292860.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SSL handshake exceptions are seen in the Weblogic log file when trying to connect to a web service hosted on a Tuxedo Gateway. WLS 12.2.1.1. is acting as the client.

Exceptions seen are:

main, WRITE: TLSv1.1 Handshake, length = 36
main, READ: TLSv1 Alert, length = 2
main, RECV TLSv1.1 ALERT: fatal, illegal_parameter
%% Invalidated: [Session-1, SSL_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA]
main, called closeSocket()
main, handling exception: javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Received fatal alert: illegal_parameter

javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Received fatal alert: illegal_parameter
at sun.security.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:208)
at sun.security.ssl.Alerts.getSSLException(Alerts.java:154)
at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.recvAlert(SSLSocketImpl.java:1959)
at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.readRecord(SSLSocketImpl.java:1077)
at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.performInitialHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1312)
at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1339)
at sun.security.ssl.SSLSocketImpl.startHandshake(SSLSocketImpl.java:1323)

 

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