Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020
Opened: Jul 18, 2013
Related AskF5 Article: K16931
In the current implementation, the BIG-IP system always sends handshake failure with fatal level for all Alert messages.
Always send handshake failure with fatal level in Alert messages regardless of the reason.
Sending Alert messages.
Added an option (generic-alert) to client-ssl/sever-ssl profile, when generic-alert is set to TRUE, the BIG-IP system keeps the current implementation and sends all fatal-level Alert message with 'handshake failure.' Otherwise, the system sends the correct Alert message. The default is set to TRUE.