Selecting Cipher Suites

The Cipher Suite Configuration dialog is used to specify which outbound TLS cipher suites you want to enable on the gateway for a specific target host.
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The Cipher Suite Configuration dialog is used to specify which outbound TLS cipher suites you want to enable on the 
Layer7 API Gateway
 for a specific target host.
To select cipher suites to use:
  1. You can select which cipher suites to enable in any of the following areas:
    • Click [
      Cipher Suites
      ] on the Edit HTTP Options dialog. For more information, see "Add an HTTP Option" under Manage HTTP Options.
    • Click [
      Cipher Suites
      ] on the [
      Connection
      ] tab of the HTTP(S) Routing Properties. For more information, see "Configuring the [Connection] Tab" under Route via HTTP(S) Assertion.
    • Select the [
      SSL/TLS Settings
      ] tab of the Listen Port Properties.
    • Click [
      Cipher Suites
      ] on the WebSocket Connection Properties dialog, in either the Inbound or Outbound tabs. For more information, see Manage WebSocket Connections.
    • Select
      Use SSL
      option and click [
      Cipher Suites
      ] on the Cassandra Connection Properties.  For more information, see?Manage Cassandra Connections.
    The Enabled Cipher Suites dialog is displayed, listing the suites recognized by the
    Layer7 API Gateway
    . Note that the cipher suites visible to you depend on the security configuration of your Gateway. 
  2. Specify the order of the cipher suites to use:
    • Select one or more lines and use [
      Move Up
      ] and [
      Move Dow
      n] to reorder the cipher suites.
    • Select [
      Uncheck All
      ] to quickly remove all selections so that you can specify the suite(s) you want to use.
    • Select [
      Use Default List
      ] to reset the list to the default set of cipher suites. Thedefaultsuites are those that are least likely to cause compatibility issues with target servers.
    • Filter the cipher suite list by typing into the field.
      Tip:
      The search is not case sensitive.
  3. Click [
    OK
    ] when done.