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Sunil Linga
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Hello All,

I am getting below exception while connecting to an URL over SSL using httpclient 3 from our application running on WAS 6 and j2sdk 1.4.

[4/15/11 11:16:15:103 EDT] 00000038 SystemErr peer not authenticated
at xxxxxxxx.common.StrictSSLProtocolSocketFactory.verifyHostname(Unknown Source)
at xxxxxxxx.common.StrictSSLProtocolSocketFactory.createSocket(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpConnection.tunnelCreated(
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector.executeConnect(
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector.executeWithRetry(
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector.executeMethod(
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient.executeMethod(
at org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient.executeMethod(

Strangely, the same piece of code is working fine when ran as a stand alone outside the application.

Below is the code snippet I am using..

StrictSSLProtocolSocketFactory stricthttps = new StrictSSLProtocolSocketFactory(true);
stricthttps.setDN("CN=***, OU=***, OU=***, OU=***, O=***, C=***, SERIALNUMBER=***");
Protocol.registerProtocol("https", new Protocol("https", (ProtocolSocketFactory)stricthttps, Integer.parseInt("443")));
HttpClient httpclient = new HttpClient();
httpclient.getHostConfiguration().setProxy(host, port);
httpreq = new PostMethod("");
StringRequestEntry myString = new StringRequestEntry(message);


Any help in this is greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advanced!
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