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PEER NOT AUTHENTICATED error for ConnectREST service



An error occurs for ConnectREST service.

Error Messages

Pega log:

SSL debug log
[**Date, time, and timezone**] 00000055 SystemOut     O WebContainer : 6, Exception while waiting for close Remote host closed connection during handshake

Steps to Reproduce

Try to establish a two-way SSL connection.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment:
During SSL handshake, after completing user-key exchange step, the server closed the connection. The server was supposed to print Finished message, and start exchanging data. Probability of an issue at the server side.


Reinstall the user certificates at the REST service provider server.

Published July 27, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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