UTL_HTTP fails with ORA-28860 In A 12c Database (Doc ID 2225262.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An UTL_HTTP request to a webservice over HTTPS  fails with the error ORA-28860:

 

To be able to check the ciphers used by a webservice one can use the script from the following note <Note 2285241.1>  How To Retrieve The SSL Cipher Suites Supported By A Website Using OPENSSL

Cause

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