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2538934 - Handshake is failing in PI when connecting to a server which only supports TLS_ECDHE ciphers.


You have a Receiver Communication Channel which is failing with "Handshake Failure" when trying to connect to the target server using HTTPS.

If you capture an XPI Inspector trace with Example 50 (selecting the affected receiver communication channel) while reproducing the issue, when checking the Verify Remote SSL Server Certificate table in the communication channel page, you see something like this:

ssl_debug(7): Starting handshake (iSaSiLk 5.104)...
ssl_debug(7): Sending v3 client_hello message to <host>:<port>, requesting version 3.3...
ssl_debug(7): Received alert message: Alert Fatal: handshake failure
ssl_debug(7): SSLException while handshaking: Peer sent alert: Alert Fatal: handshake failure
ssl_debug(7): Shutting down SSL layer...
ssl_debug(7): Closing transport...

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  • PI Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java
  • SAP Process Integration


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Process Integration all versions


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