How to check TLS ciphers on a remote server using Java

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  • Trying to connect to a remote server using https I receive handshake_failure in the TLS negotiation. How can I test what ciphers are valid between my JDK and the remote server?
  • Red Hat Support has requested a sslscan or a cipherscan of the remote server that my application is trying to connect to, but we do not know how to test that or we do not have those commands (windows environments for example). Is there any Java or EAP application to do the same?
  • Is there a way to test the compatible ciphers between my JDK version and a remote server?


  • Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 6
    • 7
  • OpenJDK / Oracle JDK 1.7+

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