Bad Security Handshake Errors

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Article ID: 140283

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Products

CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal CA Identity Suite

Issue/Introduction

Both smps.log and smtracedefault.log show repeated messages similar to these:

  1. Bad security handshake attempt. Handshake error: 3159
  2. Handshake error: Failed to receive client hello. Client disconnected
  3. Failed handshake with 10.238.222.35:54492
  4. Handshake error with trusted host  with IP 10.238.222.35 on Port No 54492

What is the cause of these messages

Cause

This is due to integrating products might doing the health check or LB might contain the session timeout setting that was closed the connection.  LB can also be a factor as it is doing health check in general. 

Environment

Release : 14.3

Component : CA IDENTITY SUITE (VIRTUAL APPLIANCE)

Resolution

If this SSO is working as expected. This message can to ignored.