WLST Fails Using nmConnect After Node Manager Is FIPS Enabled With "Unsupported curveId: 65535"

(Doc ID 2319407.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.1.0 to 12.2.1.1.0 [Release 12c]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

When attempting to connect to Node Manager via WLST using nmConnect, the following error occurs after Node Manager is FIPS Enabled.


The issue was reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Start wlst
ORACLE_HOME\oracle_common\common\bin\wlst.cmd
2. Connect to node manager using
nmConnect('<node manager admin user>','<password>','<listen address>','<port>','<domain name>','<domain home path>','SSL')
3. Error occurs.

Changes

An attempt was made to enable Node Manager for FIPS when started by a Windows Service.
Documentation:
Fusion Middleware Administering Security for Oracle WebLogic Server
36 Enabling FIPS Mode

Cause

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