Support Tip: How to find the SSL Version and Cipher type used by a secure website.
You can find the SSL Version and Cipher type used by a HTTPS website. You can as well set SSL Version and Cipher type through the script.
From DOS prompt, type OPENSSL s_client -connect www.yourwebsite.com:443
In order to find the SSL cipher being used by a particular HTTPS website, You can follow the steps specified below:
1. Launch a DOS Prompt.
2. Browse to the LoadRunner\bin folder.
3. Type in openssl and press ENTER. After this you would notice the prompt change to OPENSSL>.
4. Type in the following command
OPENSSL>s_client -connect www.yourwebsite.com:443
The above statement will make the initial SSL handshake and the display output after the handshake is completed. The information will look as follows:
New, TLSv1/SSLv3, Cipher is RC4-MD5
Server public key is 1024 bit
Protocol : TLSv1
Cipher : RC4-MD5
This indicates that the SSL Version is 3 and the SSL Cipher being used is "RC4-MD5."
The SSL version and Cipher type can be set in Vuser script using the web_set_sockets_options() function.
Note:If you get error as shown below, make sure that you are able to ping the server from the machine from which openssl command was run.
error in s_client'
For more details, You may refer to the below KB link: