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Connect-REST error "peer not authenticated"

SA-2841

Summary


 
User is using Connect-REST with other environments and getting an error "peer not authenticated".
But, the server is authenticated, all SOAP web service calls are fine. This happens with the REST.
 

Error Messages


 
"peer not authenticated".
below error is seen in pegarules log, when issue is encountered.

Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLPeerUnverifiedException: peer not authenticated
at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.SSLSessionImpl.getPeerCertificates(SSLSessionImpl.java:352)
at com.pega.apache.http.conn.ssl.AbstractVerifier.verify(AbstractVerifier.java:128)
 
 

Steps to Reproduce


 
Use Connect-REST on a server which is authenticated to call an end point which requires authentication.
 

Root Cause


 
In customer’s configuration, websphere endpoint is configured to provide the client certificates to service based on the endpoint address. Certificates are associated dynamically when the call is made by the containers. PRPC is using the apache client lib for the REST/HTTP calls which is not sending the client certificates for the REST/HTTP call.
 

Resolution


 
This issue is resolved by HFix-9286 
 
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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