JDK-8245077 : Release Note: Default SSLEngine Should Create in Server Role
  • Type: Sub-task
  • Component: security-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.net.ssl
  • Affected Version: 11.0.8-oracle,14.0.2,15
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Delivered
  • Submitted: 2020-05-15
  • Updated: 2020-08-05
  • Resolved: 2020-08-04
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11.0.8-oracleResolved 14.0.2Resolved 15Resolved 8u261Resolved
In JDK 11 and later, `javax.net.ssl.SSLEngine` by default used client mode when handshaking. As a result, the set of default enabled protocols may differ to what is expected. `SSLEngine` would usually be used in server mode. From this JDK release onwards, `SSLEngine` will default to server mode. The `javax.net.ssl.SSLEngine.setUseClientMode���(boolean mode)` method may be used to configure the mode.