SSL handshake errors when configured as a reverse proxy

Josh Jaques jjaques at
Fri Feb 19 18:13:11 UTC 2016

Hi Andrew,

To clarify the setup earlier,

I continued to use the Ubuntu compiled version of NGINX from apt-get.

The specific procedure I used to change the lib that NGINX would load 
was by replacing the and files in the 
path referenced by ldd for the NGINX binary with ones compiled from source.

When I switched to Apache, I reverted the system to the package manger 
versions of libssl and openssl. It continues to be in production without 
producing any handshake errors.

So from my end there doesn't seem to be any evidence to support OpenSSL 
version ever being an issue, because Apache works fine using the same 
version of OpenSSL that we initially experienced the problem with in NGINX.

The Apache version I am running is also the default from apt-get.

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