Windows 2012 internet information server tls protocol defined fatal alert code is 46. I am Unable to connect to the webserver via https

chezzer57 21 Reputation points

I am unable to connect to the webserver via https. I receive a not secure warning. any help is appreciated.

I have been getting this same error for the past few days (maybe longer). The event viewer shows the following

Log Name: System
Source: Schannel
Date: 14/10/2020 17:27:07
Event ID: 36887
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Computer: 2012Web1
A fatal alert was received from the remote endpoint. The TLS protocol defined fatal alert code is 46.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
<Provider Name="Schannel" Guid="{1F678132-5938-4686-9FDC-C8FF68F15C85}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2020-10-14T16:27:07.076665500Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="592" ThreadID="2240" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
<Data Name="AlertDesc">46</Data>

Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP

    Something here may help.

    or also ask the IIS experts here in dedicated forums.

    --please don't forget to Accept as answer if the reply is helpful--

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