I am running embedded mongoose webserver in server side (Linux centos). In the client (Windows) I am using c++ with libcurl to post request to webserver.

It works successfully all the time. But now, I am facing ssl connectivity issue in client side. Without ssl, it works fine. If I restart the server, then even with ssl, it works for some amount of time. But after some time the same connection error occur.

libcurl error: CURLE_SSL_CONNECT_ERROR (35)
Actual Error: error: 140943FC: SSL routines: SSL3_READ_BYTES: sslv3 alert bad record mac.

Please any one let us what could be the issue and how to fix it..

Thanks in advance..

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from the commandline at the path of curl,

find . -exec grep 'sslv3 alert bad record mac' {} \; -print

I can't remember if the {} have to be escaped with \ or not like this: \{\}
-print will tell you which file has the error message - this lets you look at the code which caused it with vi or emacs (whichever is your favorite editor).

in the windows version of curl 7.19.7, I could find no such error message.

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