after upgrade to PVE 6.0 don't work AD auth with SSL


New Member
Aug 17, 2019
Hi All!

I had a test cluster PVE 5.4 with authentication thru Active Directory (Win 2008 R2) with SSL enabled, worked well.

After upgrade to PVE 6.0 any user got message "Login failed. Please try again" while trying to log on.

In log I see:
Aug 17 07:59:17 pve-test-00114983 pvedaemon[3008247]: authentication failure; rhost= msg=SSL connect attempt failed error:1425F102:SSL routines:ssl_choose_client_version:unsupported protocol

If I disable SSL in Authentication properties page for AD record, users logged successfully.

Please, help with this issue - clear text password on network (without SSL) is big security hole.
I observed the same thing, in the pvedaemon logs i see
authentication failure; rhost=host_ipaddr user=username@domain msg=Connection reset by peer
So i got the solution for this.
Openssl from Debian Buster has an enforced encryption of TLS 1.2.
Older Windows Server versions have some older implementations, although they do seem to use 1.2 in the end.
The solution is either
1. to change
and change
MinProtocol = TLSv1.2
MinProtocol = TLSv1.0
systemctl restart pvedaemon

2. Install a newer Windows server for DC (on our newer Windows 2016 DCs the login worked, but not on the older 2012 R2s).


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