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getting Error getting response; javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Couldn't kickstart handshaking

arunbharath
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getting Error getting response; javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Couldn't kickstart handshaking

Hi All. When I'm trying to run Rest API call from readyAPI, I'm getting below error 

Error getting response; javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Couldn't kickstart handshaking

I don't know what is the error here?  I'm using ReadyAPI 3.1.0, same api is working fine in ReadyAPI 3.0.0

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nmrao
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How does end point look like? Check if you are using http instead of https.


Regards,
Rao.

Hi nmaro. My endpoint is looking fine. It has to be in the format of https://{ip-address}/service.  Same endpoint was working fine earlier with version 3.1.0 also it is working fine in versions like 3.0.0

Using any key store / certificates? Are they expired? Just to ensure good from that front.


Regards,
Rao.

HimanshuTayal
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Hi @arunbharath ,

 

Generally Handshake error occurs :

 

when there is difference in TLS of both application endpoint and soapui.

 

You can correct the version in .vmoptions file located in bin folder of your soapui

 


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Thanks and Regards,
Himanshu Tayal

Hi HimanshuTayal,  Below is my .vmoption file contents, I'm not sure what to chage? 

-XX:MinHeapFreeRatio=20
-XX:MaxHeapFreeRatio=40
-Xms128m
-Xmx8000m
-Dsoapui.properties=soapui.properties
-Dsoapui.home=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/bin
-Dsoapui.ext.libraries=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/bin/ext
-Dsoapui.ext.listeners=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/bin/listeners
-Dsoapui.ext.actions=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/bin/actions
-Dwsi.dir=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/wsi-test-tools
-Djava.library.path=C:\Program Files\SmartBear\ReadyAPI-3.1.0/bin
-Djava.util.Arrays.useLegacyMergeSort=true
-Dsun.net.http.allowRestrictedHeaders=true
-Djava.security.manager=com.smartbear.ready.ReadyApiSecurityManager

@arunbharath ,

 

Add below in your .vmoption file

 

-Dsoapui.https.protocols=<TLSv1.2, TLSv1, SSLv3>

 

just specify single version which you want to use. Hope it will resolve your issue.

 


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Thanks and Regards,
Himanshu Tayal

@HimanshuTayal . Addding -Dsoapui.https.protocols=TLSv1.2 is resloved the ssl exception issue, but new problem is response is not showing up. Request went through successfully, even I'm able to see the response in the logs but not in the response panel.

The system argument details was given already in the link above; looks you missed other day.

Which service REST or SOAP ? Have you looked at xml or json tabs?


Regards,
Rao.
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