[Linux-PowerEdge] VMCLI - SSLv3 Handshake

Pablo Ilarragorri Pablo.Ilarragorri at ar.ey.com
Tue Sep 20 06:45:51 CDT 2016

I've noticed this last week, but it probably dates back several weeks (or months).

The running OS is RHEL6.8 , OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Menzel [mailto:pmenzel at molgen.mpg.de]
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:24 AM
To: Pablo Ilarragorri <Pablo.Ilarragorri at ar.ey.com>; linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] VMCLI - SSLv3 Handshake

Dear Pablo,

On 09/19/16 20:42, Pablo Ilarragorri wrote:

> I've started to encounter the following error while trying to run vmcli against several iDRACs.
> Error: SSL Connection error
> 139702341482120:error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure:s23_clnt.c:744:
> The iDRAC ssl config seems correct (enforcing tls)
> Server public key is 1024 bit
> Secure Renegotiation IS supported
> Compression: NONE
> Expansion: NONE
> SSL-Session:
>     Protocol  : TLSv1.2
>     Cipher    : DHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384
> I've tried with auto-negotiate on the idrac side, no luck so far.
> As far as I understand, it seems that vmcli is not capable of understanding TLS and fails the connection to the iDRAC.
> My vmcli version
> Name        : srvadmin-idrac-vmcli
> Arch        : x86_64
> Version     : 8.3.0
> Release     : 1908.9058.el6
> []# vmcli -v
> iDRAC Virtual Media Command Line Interface. Version:
> Is ther any workaround for this? Am I doing something wrong on my end?

Since when does the problem? Do the components for example use your distribution OpenSSL library, and that was updated?

Kind regards,


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