[Help-gnutls] Re: Connecting to news.mozilla.org:563?
nmav at gnutls.org
Sun Mar 23 12:15:26 CET 2003
On Sat, Mar 22, 2003 at 08:02:57PM +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 '188.8.131.52:563'...
> >> *** Received alert : 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.
You have to disable TLS 1.0. Use --protocols ssl3
> Btw, where are the valid values for --ciphers, --comp etc documented?
No. I'll try to add an option which prints those values.
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