[Help-gnutls] Re: Connecting to news.mozilla.org:563?

Simon Josefsson jas at extundo.com
Sat Mar 22 20:02:57 CET 2003

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> writes:

> On Sat, Mar 22, 2003 at 05:32:39PM +0100, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> Any ideas on why news.mozilla.org doesn't work?
>> jas at latte:~$ gnutls-cli -p 563  news.mozilla.org
>> Resolving 'news.mozilla.org'...
>> Connecting to ''...
>> *** Received alert [40]: Handshake failed
>> *** Handshake has failed
>> GNUTLS ERROR: A TLS fatal alert has been received.
>> jas at latte:~$
> I've run the gnutls-cli-debug in the server and I think that
> this is a quite old/broken server (that only supports export grade
> encryption). That server seems to work properly if he gets an 
> SSL 2.0 client hello which gnutls does not send.

So gnutls-cli cannot talk to it?  Ouch.

Btw, where are the valid values for --ciphers, --comp etc documented?

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