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SSL problems in Jmeter and Java 1.7

March 11, 2015 , posted under jmeter java testing

When using jmeter on an ssl enabled site I was seeing an error

SSL handshake alert: unrecognized_name error

But I’d read that since jmeter version 2.4 ssl should work fine

It turns out that Java 7 introduced a feature (SNI support) and can trigger this error in some circumstances.

As workaround you can disable this feature by setting the property jsse.enableSNIExtension to false.

and run jmeter like

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Debugging with Maven and Eclipse

November 19, 2014 , posted under eclipse maven debugging java

To use eclipse with Maven you need to add the maven plugin to eclipse, it seems to be part of the Indigo update site so this should be straightforward.

It’s also at

More instructions at

To run the debugger you need to do two things: you need to tell maven to run surefire, and run a remote java debug listening to that surefire

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