Problem using the server name extension

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at
Thu Apr 29 02:30:01 CEST 2010

My client is compiled against gnutls 2.8.5. I am connecting to a server 
that's built against OpenSSL 1.0.0.

The OpenSSL server is failing the handshake with the following error 

error:1408A0E3:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_CLIENT_HELLO:parse tlsext

After some Googling around, I remove my client's call to 
gnutls_server_name_set( .. GNUTLS_NAME_DNS .. ), and that makes OpenSSL 

If I do not invoke gnutls_server_name_set(), we have a happy conversation. 
If I invoke gnutls_server_name_set(), OpenSSL bombs out during the 

Has anyone seen this before?

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