Best Practices Cipher Set Updated

This article relates to LoadMaster firmware version 7.2.52.

In LoadMaster firmware version 7.2.52, the BestPractices cipher set was updated. The cipher set is now based on the recommendations provided in the Use Secure Cipher Suites section of the following SSL Labs article: SSL and TLS Deployment Best Practices.

The table below summarizes the changes to the BestPractices cipher set in version 7.2.52:

Carried Forward

Added

Removed

ECDHE-ECDSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384

ECDHE-ECDSA-CHACHA20-POLY1305

DHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384

ECDHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384ECDHE-RSA-CHACHA20-POLY1305DHE-DSS-AES256-GCM-SHA384
ECDHE-RSA-AES256-SHA384 DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA256
ECDHE-ECDSA-AES256-SHA384 DHE-DSS-AES256-SHA
ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256 DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA
ECDHE-ECDSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256 DHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256
ECDHE-RSA-AES128-SHA256 DHE-DSS-AES128-GCM-SHA256
ECDHE-ECDSA-AES128-SHA256 DHE-RSA-AES128-SHA256
  DHE-RSA-AES128-SHA
  DHE-DSS-AES128-SHA256
  ECDHE-RSA-AES256-SHA
  ECDHE-ECDSA-AES256-SHA
  ECDHE-RSA-AES128-SHA
  ECDHE-ECDSA-AES128-SHA

For further information on SSL in general, refer to the Long Term Support (LTS) SSL Accelerated Services Feature Description.

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