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ePO does not use SSL/TLS connection. How can we upgrade it to use SSL for ePO DB connectivity

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ePO does not use SSL/TLS connection. How can we upgrade it to use SSL for ePO DB connectivity

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Re: ePO does not use SSL/TLS connection. How can we upgrade it to use SSL for ePO DB connectivity

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KB84628 tells how to set up epo and sql to use certificate authentication to the database.  If you don't want to use certificate authentication, epo certainly does use ssl/tls.  See also KB87731.  Most of the failures in connectivity are due to incorrect cipher suite order, tls protocols not matching (one may have tls 1.0 disabled and the other enabled), sql is not set to use ssl (without certificate) or epo core/config ssl settings are incorrect. 

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KB84628 tells how to set up epo and sql to use certificate authentication to the database.  If you don't want to use certificate authentication, epo certainly does use ssl/tls.  See also KB87731.  Most of the failures in connectivity are due to incorrect cipher suite order, tls protocols not matching (one may have tls 1.0 disabled and the other enabled), sql is not set to use ssl (without certificate) or epo core/config ssl settings are incorrect. 

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Hi alokmhatle,

Robot wink what cdinet said!!

In the 'core/config-auth' page there are 4 options available to you, the default being ' Try to use SSL'.

The others read:

  • Never use SSL
  • Always use SSL
  • Always use SSL and require a trusted certificate.

As cdinet explained above ePO will use SSL, the KB84628 (SB10120) covers this.- Configuration 2 for example!

Make a note of the current settings that you have and make the changes check the connection as needed!

 

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Re: ePO does not use SSL/TLS connection. How can we upgrade it to use SSL for ePO DB connectivity

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Team,

 

In the Configuration 2 of KB84628, we can see the steps are mentioned for ePO 4.6.9 and 5.3 only

We are using ePO 5.9.1. with SQL DB ver 2016. Are there any different steps for ePO 5.9.1

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Configuration 2 is for a rollup epo server - is that what you are using?  Configuration 1 and 2 have options for 5.3.3 and later, so yes, it applies if you follow steps in that section.

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