Error 'handshake alert: unrecognized_name' when setting up application links after upgrading Confluence

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Application link to JIRA does not work and when setting up application links, the following appears in the atlassian-confluence.log

ManifestNotFoundException thrown while retrieving manifest
com.atlassian.applinks.spi.manifest.ManifestNotFoundException: handshake alert: unrecognized_name


The error has been reported in Linux environments with Apache proxies after upgrading Confluence from a version using Java 6 to a version using Java 7 or higher.


Wildcard / multi-domain SSL certificates, when Java has SNI enabled and an Apache proxy is in place.


Add the correct ServerName/ServerAlias(ses) to the specific hosts in the Apache configuration as this article describes:

For more detailed instructions, please follow our guide for Proxying Atlassian Server applications

Last modified on Dec 19, 2017

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