Request help on a "SSL_read() failed (SSL: error:14094438:)" error

Sergey Kandaurov pluknet at
Thu Oct 19 11:48:44 UTC 2017

> On 18 Oct 2017, at 22:03, user82 <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> We are seeing this error in NGINX logs, when the response is being read back
> from the upstream servers.
> SSL_read() failed (SSL: error:14094438:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:tlsv1
> alert internal error:SSL alert number 80) while reading response header from
> upstream”

You received an “internal_error” TLS alert from the peer.
You may want to check error logs on upstream side.

Sergey Kandaurov

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