M2Crypto.SSL.SSLError: sslv3 alert handshake failure

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  • Install fails with, "M2Crypto.SSL.SSLError: sslv3 alert handshake failure"
  • I can not update my packages due to SSL issue
  • SSL Authentication denies my package upgrade


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

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