Jira-CLI with SSL causing issues

Hi All,

Trying to setup jira-cli with a production JIRA instance using SSL. I keep getting the below error when trying to run a CLI command.

Ex:  ./jira.sh --action getServerInfo

Client error: Invalid request: javax.net.ssl.SSLProtocolException: handshake alert:  unrecognized_name


Above Bobswift documentation suggests that I add a "ServerName" setting in apache configurations. I have added it as below in the httpd.conf file. But i still keep getting that ERROR.

I tried adding below one at a time

ServerName servername:8080

ServerName servername:80

ServerName servername

ServerName ipaddress


 Anyone facing similar Issue ?


Thanks for reading


3 answers

1 vote

It looks like you're trying to reach an https based server?  You'll need to have the right certificates for that (and it probaby explains why your four server names don't work - none of them are https addresses)

Yes Its a https server.

Thanks Nic.

Let me try that

1 vote

If the server is secured with SSL, then yes, you'll need the right certificates, irrespective of source.

I usually terminate SSL at the proxy, so when I'm on the local server, it won't kick in because the proxy handles the ssl.

Resolved the issue by using 

http://localhost:8080 inside the jira.sh file instead of using the domain name, since i was already inside the server.

@Nic Brough [Adaptavist] Thanks Nic for making me realize to use localhost.

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