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Trying to upgrade our forwarder, why are we getting error "OpenSSL: error...handshake failure"?

New Member

Hello Team,

We tried to upgrade our Splunk Forwarder on Uslv-dapp-mon07 and mon08, but getting the error below for both Servers. Can you please help us?

Attached Screenshot.

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Esteemed Legend

You need these:

Who: George Starcher and Duane Waddle, Defense Point Security
What: Avoid the SSLippery SSLope of Default SSL
Slides: Media:SplunkTrustApril-SSLipperySlopeRevisited.pdf

And an older version here::


What version of Splunk were you running and what are you running now?

You can disable sslv3 in web.conf. See the following page:

Another page you'll want to review is the following

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Looks like your screen shot was not uploaded;just paste the errors

Happy Splunking!
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New Member

It shows below error

OpenSSL: error :14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_Hello:sslv3:alert handshake failure

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