STARTTLS and Related Questions With Config and Enabling On Outbound Email Servers (Doc ID 2119201.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 6.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Using:  Messaging Server 6.2-8.04

Various questions about enabling STARTTLS on outbound MTA servers.

Q1. Is STARTTLS supported?
Q2. What TLS version is supported with Messaging Server 6.2-8.04?
Q3. Can the cipher list be set explicitly (and ordered for strongest ciphers first, and all EXPORT ciphers removed)?
Q4. Will a failure to negotiate STARTTLS cause automatic fall-back to non-secure delivery?
Q5. Which ciphers can I use and enable?
Q6. Is there a way to not enable STARTTLS for a specific domain on an outbound channel?

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