[openssl-users] How to enable RC4 in OpenSSL 1.1.0c

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Thu Jan 19 18:36:44 UTC 2017

On 19/01/17 17:59, Chris Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 7:01 PM, Viktor Dukhovni
> <openssl-users at dukhovni.org> wrote:
>> Sadly this does not shed much light on the build options.
> Here is more info, and now I added the "enable-ssl3" and
> "enable-ssl3-method" options:

If all you want is RC4 (which you can have without SSLv3 if you want
it), then all you need to add is enable-weak-ssl-ciphers

> It looks like you don't have either nmake.exe or dmake.exe on your PATH,
> so you will not be able to execute the commands from a Makefile.  You can
> install dmake.exe with the Perl Package Manager by running:
>     ppm install dmake
> Notice it says that dmake.exe is not in my path, but this appears to
> be a bug as I am running this from a Visual Studio 2008 x64 Command
> Prompt, and nmake.exe is indeed in the path, located in:
> c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\bin\amd64

That message doesn't come from OpenSSL. It's a bug in perl.

thout errors, though there are many "conversion from
> size_t" warnings.
> The results of running "openssl.exe ciphers -v" which I do not find
> any RC4 ciphers:

Try this:

openssl ciphers -v "ALL:@SECLEVEL=0"


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