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Saturday, 26 March 2016
"javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: no cipher suites in common" seen in WebSphere Application Server Node Agent logs
[26/03/16 15:38:45:206 GMT] 00000048 SSLHandshakeE E SSLC0008E: Unable to initialize SSL connection. Unauthorized access was denied or security settings have expired. Exception is javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: no cipher suites in common …
Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: no cipher suites in common …
[26/03/16 15:41:13:771 GMT] 00000075 ORBRas E com.ibm.ws.security.orbssl.WSSSLClientSocketFactoryImpl createSSLSocket ProcessDiscovery : 0 JSSL0080E: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException - The client and server could not negotiate the desired level of security. Reason: Received fatal alert: handshake_failure javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: Received fatal alert: handshake_failure …
in the SystemOut.log of the Node Agent.
The solution was, thankfully, the same; I updated the node-level ssl.client.props : -