WebLogic Server (WLS) BAD_CERTIFICATE alert was received (Doc ID 775059.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Oct-2013***

Goal

If you have WebLogic Servers behind a firewall and you apply an SSL certificate for the external DNS name for its common name (CN), the following message could appear when the CN does not match the internal IP.

Solution

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