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From Mike Fuller <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: SSL handshake problem
Date Thu, 05 May 2005 17:00:34 GMT
Can anyone help me with this issue?

On 4/27/05, Mike Fuller <> wrote:
> I have a an Sparc appllication server running Solaris 5.9.  It uses:
> apache 1.3.31
> mod_ssl 1.3.31
> Sun Crypto Accelerator (instead of open ssl, an SSL card)
> I have multiple clients that are able to connect without error, but a
> new client has a load balancing proxy server which is handling the SSL
> requests comes close to crashing my server.  It seems to try to bridge
> sessions across their different proxy ip addresses, and they all hang
> on my server until it gets clogged.
> I have identified it as a client issue due to the immediate resolution
> of the issue when they remove this system from the loop, but wanted to
> know if anyone had any experience dealing with this type of issue from
> the server side, and how to manage the SSL handshakes repeatedly
> timing out.
> These are the errors I receive from apache when they are connecting
> through this load balancing proxy server:
> [Wed Apr 27 15:19:42 2005] [error] mod_ssl: SSL handshake timed out
> (client 63.xx.xx.xx, server
> When doing a netstat it seems like all of these sessions are in TIME_WAIT state.
> I would appreciate any help with issue.
> Thanks,
> /mike fuller

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